Tag Archives: State Park

Canyonlands National Park and Dead Horse Point

Saturday, June 17th ~ Moab, Utah It is sweltering hot and TV stations are issuing High Heat warnings. Signs are posted everywhere reminding people to stay well hydrated. Initially we thought about just taking a “day off” and doing nothing, … Continue reading

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Goblin Valley State Park – Hoodoos Shaped Like Goblins

Friday, June 16th ~ From Torrey to Moab, Utah “One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” – Henry Miller Leaving Torrey, we drove back through Capitol Reef National Park, continuing along Highway 24. It was … Continue reading

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Kodachrome Basin State Park – Trail Ride into a Slot Canyon

Tuesday, June 13th ~ Kodachrome Trail Ride Tim and I were the first to arrive. Soon Jerry pulled in with an empty horse trailer. She pointed to the dirt road behind us and said that Steve would be arriving shortly … Continue reading

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Red Canyon to Kodachrome Basin

June 9th – Road from Zion to Kodachrome Basin State Park It was a white knuckle kind of drive with the wind bouncing us down the road. The weather forecast says high wind warnings for the next three to four … Continue reading

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Short visit to the Pacific Northwest ~ Deception Pass State Park

March 14-21st ~ Whidbey Island, Washington We just returned from a short visit to see my little sister and brother-in-law on Whidbey Island which is in the north-west part of Washington State, not far from the Canadian Border. On the … Continue reading

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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park – Part 1 with Fonts Point

March 8th ~ Borrego Springs, CA Our plans got thrown for a loop in two ways. 

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A bookended week at three beaches in Southern California

February 12th ~ Back at our shop in Canoga Park, CA Just came back from lunch at California Pizza Kitchen where I overheard a young boy and his mother having a serious conversation: Mom: “Do you still have your crayons … Continue reading

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Arizona ~ Maiden Voyage with Ellie Mae and a few mishaps, Butterfly Wonderland

Friday the 13th ~ Somewhere in Arizona… Tim and I are pretty much fair weather travelers. We love the sunshine, warm to hot weather and brilliant blue skies with the occasional white puffy cloud to perk up a picture. 

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Palm Springs ~ Tramway to the top of the mountain

Friday, March 13th (Friday the 13th) With my mother-in-law in tow, our first big outing was a drive to Palm Springs to take the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway to the top of the mountain and visit Mount San Jacinto State … Continue reading

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Niagara Falls ~ Today was a perfect 10!

Thursday, September 25th ~ Niagara Falls, NY and Canada Niagara Falls State Park is the oldest state park in the U.S.A., established in 1885.  The park was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted who was the landscape architect for Central Park in … Continue reading

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