Tag Archives: Travel

Late Summer Road Trip: Mesa Verde

September 6-7, 2-17 [NOTE: Click on the photos to get much bigger versions with detail I discuss in the post] When last we talked (September 5)  we had arrived in Mesa Verde, hiked a bit and saw some sites. We … Continue reading

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Where The Freeways Don’t Go – Monument Valley

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 … Continue reading

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Where The Freeways Don’t Go – Canyon De Chelly

September 14-15, 2015 We had a wonderful two nights staying with my Uncle and Aunt in Cottonwood. We went through some Baker/Seese family letters one night; that prompted me to finally write my memory of my Grandpa Hazle Howard Baker.  … Continue reading

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Where the Freeways Don’t Go – Portland to Cottonwood

September 9-13, 2015 If you want to see many of the great sites in this country you have to get off the freeways and onto the old US highways and backroads. We had itchy feet and headed out for the great … Continue reading

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Route 66 Memories

September 5, 2015 We’ve been home from our epic Route 66 Adventure for three months now and I’ve had some time to think and remember parts of our trip. I thought it would be nice to create a few photo collages … Continue reading

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2015 Summer Road Trip – Statistics

We made it home on Tuesday, June 2.  We drove 7,766.4 miles since we left home on Friday April 24! Here is a rough map of our trip. Google Maps only allows ten locations on a route plan so I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Route 66 – Day 1: Sacramento

April 24, 2015 In order to travel on Route 66, one must first travel to Route 66. That is a journey in itself if you are starting from Portland, Oregon. We have a two-day 1,000 mile trip to intersect the Mother … Continue reading

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