Monthly Archives: May 2019

NEW MEXICO: Los Alamos, Manhattan Project, Bradbury Science Museum

May 19th ~ Los Alamos, NM Today was a difficult day for me and I feel deeply affected by all we saw. I was aware of the Manhattan Project, and have visited the bomb site in Hiroshima. Still, seeing up … Continue reading

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NEW MEXICO: Bandelier National Monument

May 18 ~ Bandelier National Monument Located 48 miles NW of Santa Fe, you can find another example of ancestral dwellings from the Ancient Pueblo People. There is evidence showing human activity at what is now called Bandelier National Monument … Continue reading

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SANTA FE, NM: Museum of International Folk Art

May 17 ~ Santa Fe, NM MUSEUM OF INTERNATIONAL FOLK ART If you are interested in folk art, this is the place to come. With more than 130,000 items from all over the world, the museum houses the largest international … Continue reading

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SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO: The oldest capitol city in the USA

May 16 ~ Santa Fe, NM  Founded by Don Pedro de Peralta in 1610. At 408 years old, Santa Fe is the oldest capitol city and the second oldest city in the United States. The climate is pretty extraordinary, boasting … Continue reading

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NEW MEXICO: Chaco Culture National Historical Park

My 14th ~ New Mexico Up until about a week ago, I had never heard of Chaco Culture National Historical Park. When I ask if anyone had suggestions to add to our itinerary, this was brought up, in fact, more … Continue reading

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ARIZONA: Petrified Forest National Park and Painted Desert

May 13th ~ Petrified Forest National Park We got another late start today, but still had enough time to get a good overview of this diverse National Park. Entering from the southern entrance, we made a brief stop at a … Continue reading

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ARIZONA: Sunset Crater Volcano and Wupatki National Monuments

May 12th ~ Celebrating Mother’s Day in Arizona  My day started off with a sweet surprise from our son. He had sent a Mother’s Day card with my husband for him to give me. It was a beautiful hand-made card … Continue reading

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ROUTE 66: From Oatman to Williams, Arizona

May 11 ~ Oatman, AZ and Route 66 Staying in Mohave Valley last night meant we were just a few miles from our first stop of the day, Oatman, AZ.

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ROUTE 66 ~ Southern California to Mohave Valley

May 10th ~ Our journey along Route 66 begins We did not get quite as early of a start this morning as I had hoped, but after cleaning out the refrigerator and loading a few final items, we got out … Continue reading

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Planning Our Seven Week RV Road Trip: California to Illinois and Return

May 5th ~ Happy Cinco de Mayo – Southern California **Our niece is getting married on June 1st in Illinois and we are ramping up our plans in preparation for our road trip from California to Chrisman and return. Departure … Continue reading

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