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An unexpected extended stay – Tucson, AZ

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We are continuing to enjoy a pleasant springtime in Tucson.  We’ve been wandering through the desert daily as early as possible to avoid the unbearable daytime heat – wow, the sun is hot down here! During those… Continue reading

A rendezvous in the desert – Tucson, AZ

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So here we remain, at our “winter headquarters” for this year – Tucson.  The population of over a half million seems to be spread out enough that it usually doesn’t feel too overcrowded, although we… Continue reading

The second time around – Puerto Peñasco, Mexico

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We had so much fun in Puerto Peñasco, Mexico last year that we decided to return for another ten days of frolicking on Playa Bonita’s sandy beach.  This year we were there from Feb 5th-15th… Continue reading

Quirky creations in the desert – Borrego Springs, CA

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If landscape such as that at Anza-Borrego desert doesn’t grab you and you find it difficult to see beauty in a desert environment, then a visit here may not be appropriate.  But what if the… Continue reading

Good times at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park has a special place in Steve’s heart.  This is where his parents used to boondock in their RV every winter for years, and he visited them several times during their… Continue reading

California’s remarkable rocks part 3 – Joshua Tree National Park

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This is our final segment about California’s remarkable rocks, as we continued through the southern part of the state. After climbing around the pinnacles and craggy spires at Pinnacles National Park and gaping at the dramatic… Continue reading

California’s remarkable rocks part 2 – Red Canyon State Park

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This is the second in our 3-part series about California’s rocks that we explored last January.  The first one is here.   Usually when we visit a state park our expectations are a bit lower than when visiting… Continue reading

California’s remarkable rocks, part 1 – Pinnacles National Park

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This is the first in a series of three posts about California’s remarkable rocks that we explored in January as we headed south to Arizona.  After checking out this amazing parks we realized these rocks are as spectacular in… Continue reading

After a long break, a reveal of our 2017 travel plans

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Well, it’s about time I wake up from my blog slumber.  Several people have asked why it’s been so long since I last posted.  I just felt like I needed a break after posting summaries… Continue reading

Travel trials, tribulations and tidbits

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This is the final segment to wrap up the first chapter of our RV travels.  The previous segment with our statistics is here. As we reviewed the 422 posts that we published along the way, we… Continue reading