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!
November 9, 2016 I apologize for getting my recent posts out of chronological order – life happens. Back in November we headed down to Arizona for my niece’s wedding. We went a few days early to visit my uncle and aunt who live in Cottonwood – just a few miles from the famous Sedona. We… Continue reading Broken Arrow Trail – Sedona
I broke my leg earlier this week, being clumsy. I was walking on the pathway to our side yard where the garbage cans are. On the way to take out the garbage I looked over at our neighbors insane Halloween yard decorations; my left foot slipped off the walkway and on the way down my… Continue reading Where The Freeways Don’t Go – Monument Valley
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.… Continue reading Route 66 Day 10 – Morning at the Grand Canyon
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.… Continue reading Route 66 Day 9 – The Grand Canyon – Part 1