Road Trip Blogs

Mount Lemmon – Winter Journey – March 2018

Mount Lemmon – Winter Journey – March 2018

Saturday March 11: Cloudy and a little cooler with a bit of rain this morning and a high of 65 degrees today. I hike a ways on the Arizona Trail where it parallels the Molino Basin Campground and come out ...

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Arizona Trail Hike – Winter Journey – March 2018

Arizona Trail Hike – Winter Journey – March 2018

  Saturday March 10 – This morning Rollie and I have a campfire and music outside at our Molino Basin campsite before it gets too windy. Then we – Clifford, Rollie, and I – decide to hike a bit of ...

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Good-bye Cochise Stronghold/Hello Molino Basin – Winter Journey – March 2018

Good-bye Cochise Stronghold/Hello Molino Basin – Winter Journey – March 2018

Tuesday March 6: Today is the day-before-leaving day, so Rollie and I say good-bye to Jimi, our camp host friend at the Cochise Stronghold campground. We play music outside today – finally warm enough to do that. Pack up as ...

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Chiricahua National Monument – Winter Journey – March 2018

Chiricahua National Monument – Winter Journey – March 2018

Monday March 5: Today Clifford, Rollie, Ninja, and I go for an outing to Chiricahua National Monument in the Chiricahua Mountains to the west of the Dragoon Mountains where we are camped. I make thermoses of tea and coffee and ...

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The March Lamb – Winter Journey – March 2018

The March Lamb – Winter Journey – March 2018

Thursday March 1: March comes in as a lamb with a beautiful blue sky and it is relatively calm most of the day. When the sun warms things up, I play viola outside for the first time. In the afternoon ...

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Snow Day at Cochise – Winter Journey – February 2018

Snow Day at Cochise – Winter Journey – February 2018

Tuesday February 27: I have tea with Rollie while Clifford does the Early Bird ham radio net. Later Rollie and I go for a walk through the campground and down the road. Becka calls – not a good day for ...

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Tombstone – Winter Journey – February 2018

Tombstone – Winter Journey – February 2018

Monday February 26: As soon as I get up this morning, I start heating water to make thermoses of tea and coffee. We are going to Tombstone for the day. We take a back road this time; it should be ...

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Hiking Cochise Trail – Winter Journey – February 2018

Hiking Cochise Trail – Winter Journey – February 2018

Saturday February 24: 27 degrees, calm and beautiful this morning in the Dragoon Mountains of southeast Arizona. Checking the weather, I see that Wallace, Idaho, (where we lived before moving to Utah last fall) has lots of snow and more ...

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