Back In California

BACK IN CALIFORNIA

Our time at McDowell Mountain ended on Thursday and we are now back at Jojoba Hills. The last couple of weeks were busy and fun, with...

An Easy Decision

AN EASY DECISION

View of the McDowell Mountains Last week the air conditioner in the Subaru stopped working as the temperatures were getting back into...

 
 
 
Birthday Week

BIRTHDAY WEEK

Decided to see if Open Live Writer would let me post since I've seen some other bloggers having issues again but it won't, so I'm back...

TIME DOES FLY

Going nowhere fast It was my intention to blog more often after we got to McDowell Mountain but we've had so much going on I just haven't...

 
 
 

TIS THE SEASON

We are alive and well and back at McDowell Mountain in Fountain Hills, AZ. After seven weeks at Jojoba Hills it was time for a change...

SETTLED IN

We've been back at Jojoba Hills for three weeks now, and although we've been busy there hasn't been much going on that is blog worthy....

 
 
 

A STOP IN BOULDER CITY ON THE WAY TO YUMA

After leaving Virgin, UT we spent a couple nights in Boulder City, NV to visit with John and Pam, whom many of you know from Oh, the...

LAST DAYS IN VIRGIN

Our two weeks here have passed quickly. On our last two days we biked part of the JEM trail , which we can access by riding from our...

 
 
 

NO-OWL CANYON AND BAD ETIQUETTE

Mark and Bobbie discovered this area a couple years ago, another unnamed canyon to explore west of the small Zion tunnel. They found...

CANDY CLIFFS AND HOODOOS

It was Utah Education Association school break last weekend, and we learned the hard way back in 2014 that the schools are closed on...

 
 
 

A FEW DAYS IN EUGENE

Since it was over 400 miles to Eugene,OR from Lake Almanor, CA, we split up the drive, stopping for the night in Klamath Falls at the...

NEWPORT, OR

Needing to escape the mid to upper 90s that were predicted inland, last Saturday we left the mall in Eugene and made our way to the...

 
 
 

MORE FROM NEWPORT: LIGHTHOUSES, BEACHES AND ANOTHER RV REPAIR

If you enjoy visiting lighthouses, Newport is the place to be. We toured Oregon's tallest, the Yaquina Head Lighthouse , on a foggy...

A WEEK IN SILVERTON, OREGON

We're spending a week at Silver Spur RV Park in Silverton, OR because it was about the only place we could find that had a vacancy....

 
 
 

A VISIT TO OREGON GARDEN AND THE STATE CAPITOL

Silverton's nickname is “Oregon's Garden City,” so we had to visit Oregon Garden , an 80-acre botanical garden that features over 20...

CITYSCAPES

Downtown Portland, OR from Waterfront Park After leaving Silverton we headed to Columbia River RV park in Portland, a 50 mile white-knuckle...

 
 
 

EVERGREEN COHO SKP RV PARK, CHIMACUM, WA

We visited the Olympic Peninsula in 2014 and spent a few nights at the fairgrounds in Port Townsend, WA, but this time we opted to...

MAIL UPDATE AND MORE

Driftwood along Puget Sound shoreline We finally had a tracking update on our mail Thursday, which showed that it had been bouncing...

 
 
 

ON OUR WAY TO THE CANADIAN ROCKIES

We won't know if it's the right decision until we get there, but after a couple of phone calls with our friends Chuck and Carla, we've...

BACK IN ZION COUNTRY

We left Thompson, Utah on Friday heading southwest on I-70, one of the most scenic parts of any interstate we've driven. A lunch break...

 
 
 



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