Arizona Trip 2020 – Verde Valley

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

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 result, what was going to be two posts about our drive up to Kanab, Utah… Continue reading Western U.S. Loop: Cottonwood to Kanab

Route 66 Day 12 – Cottonwood to Winslow

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… Continue reading Route 66 Day 12 – Cottonwood to Winslow

Route 66 Day 10 – Morning at the Grand Canyon

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