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Traveling, Cooking, Reading, and Trains

Hiking date: September 12, 2019 We’ve had a very wet beginning of September here in Portland. Last Thursday when it was just overcast we wanted to go out for a walk somewhere other than our neighborhood where I walk at least 4 days a week and Carla walks all 7. But then we didn’t want …

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Travel Dates: September 11 & 12, 2017 After our stop at the awesome La Posada Hotel in Winslow, Arizona, we headed over to visit my uncle and aunt in Cottonwood. We love visiting them; Uncle Jake is the last remaining relative of that generation on either side. They never had kids and I know he …

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September 16-17, 2015 After spending the afternoon in Monument Valley we pulled into Moab, Utah hungry and ready for a rest. We found the Blu Pig barbecue joint sharing the parking lot with our hotel – La Quinta. Carla and I shared a plate of burnt ends with a side of gumbo. Delicious! We don’t normally …

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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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Monday March 9, 2015 The nice thing about digital cameras is you can take so many pictures; the bad thing about digital cameras is that you have oh so many pictures to sort through after an active day shooting. After returning to Cottonwood from Phoenix Carla and I struck out for another hike before starting …

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March 4-6, 2015 After three long driving days – Portland to Sacramento; Sacramento to Palmdale; Palmdale to Seligman – we had an easy drive of only 155 miles  to visit my awesome uncle and aunt in Cottonwood Arizona. We spent the day just chatting and taking it easy; my uncle has had some problems with his …

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