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Traveling, Cooking, Reading, and Trains

May 5, 2015 You see “Winslow” in the post title, right? Yeah, there will be train pictures – but more than that, I promise. We didn’t do much blog-worthy on Monday May 4; basically hung out with my Uncle Jake and Aunt Sally at their Cottonwood home. We did go up to Jerome and had …

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May 3, 2015 When we arrived at the Grand Canyon the afternoon of the day before I, of course, grabbed some pictures. With the afternoon light it was difficult to show the depth of the curves and sub canyons; it was also hard to capture the true colors that make this place so spectacularly beautiful. …

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May 2, 2015 Our motto of this trip is “It’s not about getting there; it’s about going there.” Well, when the Grand Canyon is on the itinerary we broke the rule and reveled in the getting there. This was the splurge night on our trip; we stayed at the El Tovar hotel on the rim. …

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May 1, 2015 After a week in the Golden state we moved into Arizona. If you were following along with my last post, you’ll remember we had a nice conversation with Tony, the BNSF engineer in Needles. He gave us a great tip on where to get some good shots of the railroad crossing the …

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April 26, 2015 Today we got to actually start our trip on Route 66. We are starting in a little convoluted route. We start in Victorville and head west to Santa Monica with a stop at Carla’s brother and his wife Glenn and Carolyn’s in Corona. Then we will head east and go end-to-end. We …

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April 25, 2015 We woke up in Sacramento and took the river walk again – but this time away from old downtown. After about 15 minutes we were treated to Discovery Park where the American and Sacramento Rivers join. The Sacramento is a muddy river having flowed down through farmlands while the American is much …

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