5/10-5/20/2022 – Grand Canyon, Williams & Page Arizona

In my last post, I was feeling a little bummed about not being able to hike to the bottom of the Grand Canyon on this trip. While I still one day want to come back and do it, we did find other alternatives to explore and enjoy the park. Let’s get into it! Our next … Read more

4/12-4/28/2022 – Las Cruces, Tuscon, Raleigh, Sedona

Goodness! So sorry for the delay in my posts. I have been on a theme here lately that has continued, I think you will understand greatly after reading what the last two weeks have brought. After a week back in Albuquerque, we were distraught to get the news that Ed’s sister had been hospitalized and … Read more

2/18-4/12/2022 – Family Visits and Albuquerque

Well, we have been on a very long hiatus from the blog as we flew back east to visit our kids and extended families in West Virginia and North Carolina. It was a roller coaster of a trip home – highs and lows, twists and turns. So, let’s get into it, shall we? Our trip … Read more

1/28-2/14/2022- Roswell, Ruidoso, Lincoln, White Sands

Greetings, earthlings! We have been in New Mexico for the last three weeks, and it’s out of this world! Okay, enough with the alien stuff, but I do understand why it’s “The Land of Enchantment”. Vastly different landscapes, very unique and unlike anywhere we have ever been, some of it really does have an otherworldly … Read more

1/16-1/27/2022- Big Bend NP-Carlsbad Caverns NP

Our trip to Big Bend was a personal favorite so far for me. We have numerous NP’s on my bucket list coming up in the next 6 months as we make our way through Arizona, California, Oregon, and Washington. Right now we are in New Mexico, a state I have not yet been (now all … Read more

1/1-1/8/2022 – Seminole Canyon State Park

In just over 4 hours of driving, we arrived in a completely different landscape than what we had been enjoying in Austin and San Antonio. Seminole Canyon State Park is in Comstock, Texas. It’s population is 419 and is situated about 40 miles away from any major town, which in this case is Del Rio. … Read more

12/1-12/17/2021 Port Aransas/Corpus Christi

Happy Holidays to you! We are completing our month in Port Aransas, and like many of you have been busy with the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Planting roots for a month has made that a lot less chaotic. We made our list, checked it twice, and even were able to get everything … Read more

11/20-11/30/2021 – Port Aransas/Corpus Christi

Greetings from sunny Texas! We chose to come to Port Aransas on a whim when we realized how much we enjoyed being at the beach in Galveston. So glad that we made that dart throw, this place is amazing! If you have never heard of Port Aransas (I had not) it’s located on Mustang Island … Read more

10/25-10/31/2021 – Hot Springs to Livingston

In our last week of Hot Springs, AR we didn’t have great weather. Storms and a cold front came through. We found a break in the weather enough to do some other trails in the National Park. We started at the Hot Springs Mountain Tower, which provides a 360 panoramic view of the whole area. … Read more

10/11-10/17/2021 Ozarks to Hot Springs

As I mentioned in my last post, we had a lot of adulting to do last week. Which worked out since the great weather turned rainy and a good bit chillier. One of the projects we worked on was our door to our laundry closet had most of the wooden slats fall out. When you … Read more