Bondorella goes Surfin’!

Every summer when I was a teenager, we’d escape the Arizona heat and spend a couple weeks on the California beaches, and I fell in love, not only with the beauty and the nice cool weather, but with the ocean. I swore when I moved to California someday, I’d learn to surf. I did in…

Return to Winfield’s

Bondorella hit an exciting landmark this past weekend. Is there a word like quinceanera but for a first birthday?? Unoceanera? Yeah… we’ll go with that. ‘Cause really, she deserves a fancy ball gown and tiara and tons of adoring fans for this momentous occasion. Just over a year ago, the truck was completely deconstructed and…

Bondorella acting like a truck!

It figures! As soon as we got home from our Winslow trip, we found the PERFECT bathtub for the Motor Palace! Phase one of the project is to get an apartment built at the back of the building so when we’re working on the place, we have somewhere to stay. We’ve been looking for the…

Fall Route 66 Tour

THE MOTHER ROAD TO THE MOTOR PALACE First off, I have to admit, my ’48 Ford did not get to go on this trip. To maximize the time I get out of her Flathead, I need to limit long road trips, although she has had a few. Besides, we needed to haul some stuff out…