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Our Monumental Trip

We’ve had three places on our Bucket List that we’ve talked about for several years: Arches National Park, Four Corners and Monument Valley.  In fact, we’ve even tried to visit them a couple of times only to be turned back by snow or closing times.  (Four Corners closes at 5 PM during the winter season.)  We decided that 2014 […]

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Picnic In The Canyons

Palm Desert 2014

Getting there: It was time for our annual trip to Palm Desert so we packed our bags and hit the road, this time with Monte and Aleta.  We decided we wanted to get away from the snow and cold as quickly as we could so we headed straight south to take “the southern” route.  With four drivers we were able […]

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Cathedral Rock


  Flowers & Snow We drove down Oak Creek Canyon Road from Flagstaff to Sedona.  It’s a beautiful drive anytime, but even more so after the snow.  Made it a little more harrowing because of snow falling from the mountainside and overhanging branches, but still an incredible drive. We are staying at the Sedona Summit […]

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Day 23 – Such a fine sight to see!

Started our day in Winslow, Arizona.  First went to McDonalds for a quick breakfast, but more importantly for a good WiFi connection.  The connection at the Motel 6 was poor and definitely not good enough to restore my iPad. (Oops, I had wiped it Sunday evening!)  We have decided that we are definitely 3G at a minimum […]

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Day 22 – She’s NOT Going to Like It!

Mona is going to awake today to a little surprise…Arizona doesn’t observe Daylight Savings Time.  All that folderol last night of setting the clocks ahead…nope, she’s not going to like it!  Me, I get an extra hour so I can start the blog early! Oh, BTW…I was right! Not exactly sure what the plans are […]

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