Tag Archives: Travel

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 2 including The Slot

March 9th ~ Borrego Springs, CA We had two goals today, explore Coyote Canyon and hike down into The Slot. 

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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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Traveling – What we’ve got (tentatively) planned for 2017

February 15 ~ Southern California We are hoping that this year will be primarily about exploring in our compact RV (Ellie Mae Camp-it), seeing more bits and pieces of the USA and Canada, including our desire to start checking a … Continue reading

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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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Bisbee, Arizona ~ Queen of the Copper Camps

January 18th ~ Bisbee, Arizona Bisbee, another rough and tumble mining town is just a short drive from Tombstone. Instead of the silver that put Tombstone on the map, it is COPPER that created the surge here. In 1877, cavalrymen … Continue reading

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Tombstone, Arizona ~ The wild west comes to life for us

Monday, January 16th (Martin Luther King Day) ~ Tombstone, Arizona A bit of a combination of tourist attraction and living museum, Tombstone certainly fills you up with facts and fiction about the wild, wild west. The town was inhabited with … Continue reading

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Biosphere 2 ~ Oracle, Arizona

January 14th ~ Oracle, Arizona As is often the case, our travel plans are fluid. While driving toward Tucson, I spotted a billboard touting Biosphere 2. I remember reading a small blurb about it years ago and was curious to … 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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Binging on Movies and Snow

Tuesday, January 2nd ~ Arrowbear Lake, California Our last post was filled with reminiscing about the incredible travel year we just wrapped up. But being home for the holidays is always a special blessing. Our long-time friends, Laura and Michael … Continue reading

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