Take Your Mind Off Of The Chaos

Hello! It’s me!


Are you tired of people shooting up concert goers with military-grade weapons? Hurricanes? Family strife on “This is Us?” I know I am.

So I’ve taken a little time over the past few weeks to relax, to stop and smell the roses as the pundits say, #amirite?

A few weeks ago, we headed up to Flagstaff to spend a weekend camping with two of my dear friends. We enjoyed some SiriusXM radio on the way up #GeorgyPorgy.


We drove a few miles along historic Route 66.


They have all sorts of stops for the hungry pup.


Mmmmmmm … Fritos.

It was a freezing cold weekend … it got down to 29 degrees on Saturday night. Temperatures like that require a classic combination … libations and artificial propane-infused fire.


I spent a little bit of time digging around for crunchables (visit the website if you cannot see the video via email).

Mmmmmm …. crunchables!


Mom made Dad a spectacular pillow case to celebrate one of his favorite movie characters.


All in all it was big-time fun! Sometimes you have to get away from the chaos of our planet. Catalonia wants to be independent of Spain? Sure. But in my world I don’t want to be independent of anybody. I want to hang out … and on this weekend, I didn’t spend time evaluating threats #rustedmetals but instead I was part of something bigger … I belonged to something.


I’m a firm believer that the doxie can unify all of us in ways that partisan and judgmental political pundits could never possibly accomplish. Want proof? Take a close look at the ad board from this soccer match.


Yup, that’s a doxie, and s/he runs across the ad board while booping a soccer ball of of his/her nose. We’re bringing people together … 55,000 at a time!

Speaking of being together, my birth Mom (#notmycurrentmom) is about to give birth to four half-brothers / half-sisters. Look at how those little muffins are stuffed in there!


There’s a lot to be happy about. Take your mind off of the chaos and go experience life! That’s what I do.

4 thoughts on “Take Your Mind Off Of The Chaos

  1. I considered moving to Flagstaff, and definitely would do a month or two house trade with somebody there at some point in the future. I think you picked a great place to chill!!!!


  2. Wow! Dashie, I can always count on your to see the bright side of things. Lots to celebrate.
    It looked like you were digging down to China in the video. Did you find anything interesting–like–Wendy’s address—or gold coins???? Glad you got to go camping–too bad about the 29 degrees. Auntie Janet


  3. Yo Dash,

    Glad you liked Flagstaff. Wasn’t it a fun ride up and back on I-17 #ohmigod.

    Don’t forget to enjoy Sirius Channel 6 during your travels, it’ll get ya rockin’.
    Newcastle & Liverpool?? Really?
    How ’bout some REAL “football”, Green Bay & Dallas on Sunday.
    GO PACK!!


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