Monthly Archives: March 2011

Friends of the Ditch

I’m married to a brilliant man. Why do I say that, you ask? Well, today we joined other residents of Desert Trails RV Park in cleaning two miles of roadside and while LeRoy took pictures, he refrained from taking any … Continue reading

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Survival of…the fittest?

Well, I’m not so sure how fit we are but we survived a good hike yesterday in the Saguaro National Park. We checked in at the visitor’s center first. Back in New Mexico at White Sands, we bought a Senior … Continue reading

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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

What is a desert? Technically, it is a┬ádry, often sandy region of little rainfall, extreme temperatures, and sparse vegetation. Look around here in Arizona. You’ll see lots of varieties of cactus, very little grass and even less water. Remember the … Continue reading

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Cool!

We’ve had rain this evening! How cool is that? Granted, it was only about a tenth of an inch, but it was measurable and it was RAIN! Another cool incident happened Sunday morning at church. We ran into new friends … Continue reading

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Arizona cacti

Until now probably the most cacti I’ve ever seen in one place was in the backyard of the house where LeRoy grew up. LeRoy’s grandmother was a homesteader in the Cherokee Outlet and when she moved to town in 1942, … Continue reading

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Tubac trip

While we were in Mountain View RV park at Huachuca City we met a couple from Beatrice, NE, Ron and Carol Young. Having grown up in northern Kansas, I felt a kinship to them right away. It’s not often we … Continue reading

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Food

I was talking to a woman this morning about restaurants in the Tucson area. She said they don’t eat out much (??) but gave me the names of a dozen or so places they’ve eaten since they got here. It … Continue reading

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Cactus Queen

Today has gone from the sublime to the ridiculous. The weather was perfect, sunny, warm and not windy. The seminars were informational and filled with laughter. We had a pizza party for supper. What more could anyone want? How about … Continue reading

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We didn’t…

There are several “didn’ts” about today. First and probably most importantly, we didn’t get blown away! Goodness, I haven’t been in that kind of wind and sand since the Little Sahara in Waynoka, OK back in the days when we … Continue reading

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Gypsy Journal rally

We’re in Yuma this week for an RV rally that should be very educational as well as fun. Nick Russell, a long-time newspaper man, has a publication called the Gypsy Journal that is published 5 times a year as he … Continue reading

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