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Quartzfest at Roadrunner – Winter Journey – January 2018

Quartzfest at Roadrunner – Winter Journey – January 2018

Friday January 19: Warm, sunny, and windy. Talked to my daughter Becka in Georgia. It is in the teens there and icy, so school has been canceled most of the week. Cold in Florida, also. As I talk to her, ...

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Last Days at La Posa South – Winter Journey – January 2018

Last Days at La Posa South – Winter Journey – January 2018

Saturday January 13: Mild temperatures continue here at La Posa South in southwest Arizona. I continue the usual daily activities of journal writing, editing, and music with Rollie. We make a couple of videos of medleys of bluegrass songs we ...

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Arizona Desert Days – Winter Journey – January 2018

Arizona Desert Days – Winter Journey – January 2018

Monday January 9: Today’s temps: 53/74, about the same temperatures as yesterday, but cloudy this morning with a forecast for rain. I have tea with Rollie while Clifford goes to the hardware store in Quartzsite. The clouds move off, so ...

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Arizona Earth and Sky – Winter Journey – January 2018

Arizona Earth and Sky – Winter Journey – January 2018

Friday January 5: Today’s temps: 45/76 and mostly sunny. Doesn’t get much better than this. Today wasn’t a particularly productive day, but I got a few things ready for the post office for the next time we go to town. ...

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New Year in the Desert – January 2018

New Year in the Desert – January 2018

Monday January 1 – Temps: 37/70, kind of scummy looking. Breezy in the afternoon. I sit in the wash to read – the warmth of the weak sunshine feels good. As soon as my laptop is charged, I do some ...

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LaPosa South – Winter Journey – December 2017

LaPosa South – Winter Journey – December 2017

Friday December 29: Today’s temp: 38/71 and clear. Today is moving day and we have decided to go to La Posa South, a long-term BLM place just to the north of Roadrunner on 95, for several reasons. One: it is ...

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Roadrunner Days – Winter Journey – December 2017

Roadrunner Days – Winter Journey – December 2017

Tuesday December 26: The sky is mucked up with jet trails today, so no photos, even though I do go for a long walk. Rolly has gone to Lake Havasu for errands; Bill and Sally leave for their home in ...

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Solstice to Christmas at Roadrunner – December 2017

Solstice to Christmas at Roadrunner – December 2017

Thursday December 21 – Today’s temperature: 42/56, windy and chilly. Today is the Winter Solstice, which I celebrate by walking around collecting rocks, many beautiful white quartz streaked with colors. Some of these will be added to our campfire ring ...

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