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Movie Night…in Spain

It’s been 2 years, and while I completed this “movie” about our 2015 thru-hike of the Camino de Santiago last Fall with Paul’s sister and brother-in-law, my relic of a desktop computer was unable to “talk” with the internet, specifically … Continue reading

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Casa Grande Ruins

We wanted to avoid going through Phoenix on our way back to California and take the “roads less traveled”, so on our way back to California we of course missed our turn (or rather, took a turn too soon) and ended … Continue reading

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Turkey Creek…and out

Having just sucked down our first cup of cowboy coffee, the quiet enclave that is the Eastern approach to Aravaipa Canyon was rumbling with activity.  A dust cloud proceeded the entourage of 4wd vehicles that poured into the creek and … Continue reading

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On the Flip side

It is amazing when you do not have to get up and really get anywhere…significant.  We slept in till it was fully light, and were happy to discover that we were not sore and/or stiff.  With the exception of the … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle again…

Up and at’em, and we were off in a flash, ah not really.  It was more like, finally a great night’s sleep… let’s linger just a bit longer.  This was to be a no alarm trip, and as such we … Continue reading

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In search of…Aravaipa Canyon

So we’ve managed to squeeze in a mini adventure.  In planning for the Grand Enchantment Trail we had to obtain a permit to traverse Aravaipa Canyon.  These permits are hard to get especially this time of year.  In doing so … Continue reading

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Poppies! Poppies! Poppies!

Happy California Poppy Day! So mini-adventure #1 is in the books, thanks to my daughter’s Spring Break plans, and well, just plain old perfect timing.  Yesterday was quite the treat as we got to see and experience some amazing sights. … Continue reading

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