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Dazzling Arches

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“Look at that!” “Look at that!!” “Look at that!!!” “OMG!!!!” Repeat that a few dozen times and you’ve got the entire conversation between Mr. History Tourist and me, as we drove into Arches National Park, five miles north of Moab, … Continue reading

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Lost in the Canyon of the Ancients

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We spent the first night of our recent two week trip to the National Parks of southern Utah in Gallup, New Mexico.  What’s in Gallup? Not much, as far as we could see.  But to be fair, we got there … Continue reading

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Catalina Federal Honor Camp

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Did you know that Tucson is the location of the southernmost ski resort in the US?  Yes, that Tucson — the Tucson famous for its 120F summer days (but it’s a dry heat). The Mount Lemmon Ski Resort is at … Continue reading

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J. Knox Corbett House

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Mission/Craftsman and Arts and Crafts is my favorite style of architecture and furniture.  I know I’ve said it before, but I’m repeating it so that everyone is warned that I plan to gush and oooh and aaahhh through this entire … Continue reading

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Cochise & Geronimo at Fort Bowie

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“Are you sure we’re on the right road?” asked Mr. History Tourist, as we traveled on a two-lane stretch of gravelly bumpiness in the middle-of-nowhere. It seemed that we’d gone further than the map (we’d forgotten our GPS and there … Continue reading

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More than a Corner in Winslow

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Well, I’m a standing on a corner in Winslow, Arizona and such a fine sight to see. It’s a girl, my Lord, in a flatbed Ford slowin’ down to take a look at me. Take It Easy ~ Jackson Brown … Continue reading

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The House at Hubbell Trading Post

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“Have you been in the house?” the shopkeeper asked. “A tour starts at 1:00 at the Visitor Center.” It was 12:55 so we hustled  back to the visitor center. The only person there now was the rug weaver. We chatted … Continue reading

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