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Florida City and Key Largo

By Heather / January 13, 2020

Today we travelled to Florida City and Key Largo. We slept in, relaxed and had breakfast until the maid was standing at the door at 11 am gesturing us out the door so she could clean the room. And in fact, we only made it about 3 miles down the road to Florida City. It […]

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Trying To Get To Fort Lauderdale

By Heather / January 13, 2020

Today we spent the day trying to get to Fort Lauderdale. We got up at 3:20 am and caught the airport shuttle at 4 am. The airport wasn’t very full and we got there in plenty of time for our flight out of Phoenix. Now… just to back up a bit, yesterday we got an […]

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There Be Pelicans In The Desert!

By Heather / January 12, 2020

Today was the day we found pelicans in the desert! Upon waking in the morning and having a lovely breakfast at the hotel we made some plans for the day. None of which included pelicans in the desert! That was my surprise and delight for the day. At the end of the day, we needed […]

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And We’re Off… Arizona Here We Come

By Heather / January 12, 2020

And we are off to destinations known… Arizona here we come. The first stop is Phoenix than on to Fort Lauderdale. We arrived early at the Victoria airport and with time for a meal and a nap. No rush… no fuss and the same in Seattle. Arrived in Phoenix at midnight, rented a car and […]

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An Unexpected Detour

By Heather / November 18, 2019

We started the morning in Nogales, headed to Patagonia and then life took an unexpected detour. Let’s back up a bit. On Saturday (today is Monday) Rob was concerned about some containers that were coming in and was fretting about maybe coming home early. So, we booked a flight home for Tuesday as the containers […]

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Down The Road To Nogales, AZ

By Heather / November 17, 2019

We left Casa Grande and headed on down the road to Nogales, AZ and arrived this evening to watch the sunset from the hot tub. Our first stop was Picacho Peak State Park which we have stopped at before. As the park attendant was taking a look at our park pass I could see out […]

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Verde Valley, AZ

By Heather / November 16, 2019

Spending the day in the Verde Valley was like coming home. We visited all the wonderful places that we’ve been to before so this post won’t be very long as I’ve already written about them. Most importantly it was Rob’s 67th birthday. Looking good!! We packed up the car this morning and heading for Montezuma […]

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Dead Horse Ranch and Verde Canyon Railroad

By Heather / November 15, 2019

Wonderful day at Dead Horse Ranch and Verde Canyon Railroad. We started the day by heading to Dead Horse Ranch to see what birds we could find in the morning. As soon a the car stopped there was a Vermilion flycatcher. One of the most beautiful flycatchers I’ve ever seen. After I followed it all […]

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Watson and Willow Lakes, Prescott AZ

By Heather / November 14, 2019

After getting off to a late start this morning we headed out to see Watson and Willow Lakes. These are man-made lakes as well as the two that we saw yesterday. We found Watson lake by the side of the road and walked down a trail to the dock. You could see lots of ducks […]

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Goldwater and Lynx Lakes, Prescott AZ

By Heather / November 14, 2019

After having a good night’s sleep and filling breakfast we heading out to Goldwater and Lynx Lakes. Starting with Goldwater Lake we found that it was only about 10 minutes out of town. Here is a short snippet from the Prescott website: Though a smaller sized lake at 15 acres, there are many ways to […]

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