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Traveling, Cooking, Reading, and Trains

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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March 10, 2015 One of my favorite drives in America is heading north out of Flagstaff along US Highway 89. Many years ago when the kids were young we drove this way when heading home from a visit with my parents in Prescott. Driving north you see the Little Painted Desert; as the afternoon unfolded …

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