Our first hike in Lake Brownwood State Park was a delightful surprise. First, I thought all of this area was flat and this path was rocky, and up and down. Second, we hiked along the path with good views of the Lake and listened to the waves hitting the rocks. Third, I was hiking with … Continue reading Hiking Lake Brownwood State Park
Our tour at Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright’s winter home in Scottsdale, AZ began in the early morning. It was a not a traditional hike, as we stood and walked throughout his home site marveling at the architectural designs. Wright purchased the land in the 1930s. Can you imagine Phoenix 90 years ago? It is … Continue reading Taliesin West – Frank Lloyd Wright
Because of my husband’s injury and being in a boot, we were restricted for a couple of days to drives and short walks. We headed through the country southwest of Sedona to the towns of Jerome, Clarkdale and the Tuzigoot national monument. The most important thing we discovered was flavored Ginger Beer that was found only … Continue reading Contemplate Copper Conduction
“Stay in this land for a while, and I will be with you and will bless you. For to you and your descendants I will give all these lands and will confirm the oath I swore to your father Abraham. I will make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky” Genesis 26:3-4a NIV “We worked early and late, from … Continue reading Car Camping
Go back in time. People in America are moving westward to explore and settle and find their fortunes. They use trains to navigate across country. It is the middle 1800s to the mid 1900s. There are few roads across America and fewer cars, and passenger travel was still a viable option. Then the world changed. The Freight lines replaced the passenger … Continue reading Deserted Land: Rails to Trails
The Bow River in Canada has a total length of 587 km (365 mi) and flows from the Canadian Rockies through the town of Lake Louise down to Banff, and the less famous town of Canmore. We walked along the Bow River on wonderfully paved and unpaved path that led us away from town. We had been warned … Continue reading Bow River Hike #1
Travel allows us to appreciate our home area and to find fascinating differences in the place we visit. Canada certainly has similarities to America in language, TV and brands at the grocery store. Unique offerings of Canada include marvelous street crosswalks, bunnies throughout the town of Canmore, healthy trees and golden Larch evergreens, and a mix … Continue reading Canada, Hey??!!
Everyone knows of it. It is ubiquitous for volcanic eruptions in the world. Everyone has heard of the volcano, Mount Vesuvius, covering Pompeii with 19 feet (6 meters) of flowing ash, burying everyone and everything in AD 79. It was not truly searched until it was archeologically explored in early 1800s. The sheer size of the … Continue reading Pompeii – No Words are Adequate
“Then you, my people, will know that I am the Lord, when I open your graves and bring you up from them.” Ezekiel 37:13 “Do not be amazed at this, for a time is coming when all who are in their graves will hear his voice.” John 5:28 Tincup Cemetery is less than a mile out of town. I love visiting cemeteries … Continue reading Tincup Cemetery
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