Monthly Archives: February 2016

Welcome to the RV Campgrounds

When you have retired and you want to see the land you can either downsize and get a camper which you pull behind you with a truck or your rent/purchase a stationary trailer at a campground.  This one – with … Continue reading

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Breakfast of champions…

Back home in Missouri I grew up with apple, peach and cherry trees.  I never saw an orange on the tree until I was an adult driving through Florida with the kids to Disneyworld.  But in Arizona grapefruit, orange and … Continue reading

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It’s the other side

Most people when photographing a massive feat of architectural design (also known as a dam) photograph it from the front, the sides or, if they are really lucky, the top.  Me? I took this shot of the Theodore Roosevelt Dam … Continue reading

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Theodore Roosevelt Bridge – State Route 188 Arizona

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Back on the trail

The Apache Trail that is.  A quick back track here first.  I read that on New Years Day bikers just appear out of nowhere for an unofficial/official get together at the Tortilla Flats restaurant that I featured here; this is … Continue reading

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Monday – Monday

It’s Monday! It’s a bit of a melancholy Monday for me for reasons I won’t get into but there is joy in life to embrace anyway.  It’s a ‘We survived the weekend and didn’t hurt ourselves or each other’ Monday.  … Continue reading

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The end of the valentine…

They were nice while they lasted…have a great weekend everyone!    

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It’s National Drink Wine Day!

The purpose of National Drink Wine Day is to spread the love and health benefits of wine.  Wine has played an important role in history, religion and relationships.  We embrace the positive benefits of wine such as new friends, reduced … Continue reading

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Cabin in the snowy pines

Well…………it is a cabin of sorts but not one that is lived in.  It’s a utility cabin/shed at a local park.  I just thought it was a great look with the snow and towering pine trees around it.  

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Pine branch

Pine trees to me just say winter and Christmas tree but no matter how wintry it gets, there is something beautiful about a snow covered evergreen.  Makes you just want to stay in the house (or cabin) by the fireplace … Continue reading

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