Tag Archives: USA

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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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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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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Arriving back in Southern California

Tuesday, October 14th ~ We are back home, (almost) Last Friday we were up and on the road early, determined to make it back to Southern California before the end of the day. We traveled through southern Utah, cut the corner … Continue reading

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Badlands National Park plus Wall Drug and a Minuteman Silo

Monday, October 6th ~ Badlands National Park (part 2 of a long day) In case you did not see what we did in the first part of the day, you can click here to find out. National Parks are magical … Continue reading

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Boston, Beantown, The Hub, The Athens of America, The City on a Hill

Thursday September 18th ~ Boston Did you know that all of the above are nicknames for the city of Boston? I got laid low with a bug and spent a big part of the past few days in bed, simply trying to … Continue reading

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12 of the iconic things to see in San Francisco

When I think of the San Francisco Bay area, there are several images that immediately come to mind.  If you truly want to get an over-view of this beautiful city, here is a starting point: The Golden Gate Bridge – … Continue reading

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San Francisco – Our day in pictures

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Zion and Bryce National Parks and Panguitch Utah

Zion and Bryce National Parks are close enough to combine together into one get-a-way. In May of 2006 we surprised two of our closest friends with a trip there. Flying into St. George, Utah and renting a car we checked … Continue reading

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