January 19-20, 2020 No trip to Arizona is complete without a trip up to the northern part of the state to watch some trains running on the BNSF Transcon. A good bit of this post is a railfan nerd fest post. Most of my photos along the BNSF transcontinental route are in Flagstaff and Winslow… Continue reading Arizona Trip 2020 – Trains!
Dates: January 18-19, 2020 After Uncle Jake’s memorial service and fellowship at the Mountain View United Methodist Church in Cottonwood, a group of relatives went to lunch. Sally’s sister Betty had a large contingent of grown kids attend the service and lunch: two sons and a daughter along with various of her in-laws. It was… Continue reading Arizona Trip 2020 – Verde Valley
Picture Date: January 4, 2020 Friday I took some pictures around my front and back yards with my new Sony A6600 with an 18-135mm lens. On Saturday it was time to see how it works with trains! My favorite local location for train pictures is was near the entrance to the Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge. There… Continue reading Sony A6600 – Trains
Visit Dates: October 10-11, 2019 We woke up early because we had one of our longer drives – over 7 hours – to get from Savannah, Georgia to Bryson City, North Carolina with a stop in Charleston to drop Starr off at the airport for her trip home. Poor Starr, she had a long wait… Continue reading Trip to the South: Great Smoky Mountains
About ten years ago our youngest son moved to Chicago to get his Master’s degree at DePaul University. He met his future wife there and they settled down. We visited probably once per year. And then our grandchildren were born. From then we visited two or three times a year and in every season. In… Continue reading Last (?) Road Trip to Chicago