Category Archives: Travel

Trip to Manzanita

Visit Dates: November 2-4, 2018 I’m not sure how this blog post will look; I’m using the new WordPress editor. So please bear with me. I grew up in Southern California where you go to the “beach” for a day … Continue reading

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Western U.S. Loop: The Oregon Trail

Travel Dates: October 4 & 5, 2018 It’s just under 454 miles (724 kilometers) from Tom and Nancy’s house to home. So coming or going we are usually in a hurry – either to get out of Oregon or to … Continue reading

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Western U.S. Loop: Boise and Caldwell

Travel Dates: October 1-3, 2018 On Monday October 1st we left Kanab and headed toward Boise, Idaho with a planned stop in Ogden, Utah. Ogden is usually the last place we can get an In ‘n Out burger on a … Continue reading

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Western U.S. Loop: Cottonwood to Kanab

Travel Date: September 30, 2018 My last post ended up being about my Uncle and the rest of my mom’s family instead of what I had been planning to post. Posts have a life of their own sometimes. As a … Continue reading

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Western U.S. Loop: Uncle Jake and Aunt Sally

Travel Dates: September 28-30, 2018 I love my Uncle Jake. Carla and I love traveling the west but one of the reasons we make semi-regular trips is to see Jacob and his wife Aunt Sally. He’s the lone remaining person … Continue reading

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Western U.S. Loop: Walnut Canyon

Travel Date: September 28, 2018 We packed up from our overnight stay at La Posada Hotel in Winslow, Arizona to drive up to my uncle and aunt’s home in Cottonwood. On the way we stopped for a short hike at … Continue reading

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Western U.S. Loop: Arizona Route 66

Travel Dates: September 27-28, 2018 I apologize; I’ve been writing about our September/October trip and it’s taken me a week to write this next post. I spent most of my desk time last week taking a computer course on Photoshop … Continue reading

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