Road Trip Blogs

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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Cochise Stronghold Days – Winter Journey – February 2018

Cochise Stronghold Days – Winter Journey – February 2018

Thursday February 22: Today is “stink repair” day, which includes drying out every damp corner, removing any affected window moulding, and cleaning the fridge. Many things got damp during these last rainy days. Then Rollie, Ninja, and I go for ...

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Rendezvous at Cochise Stronghold – Winter Journey – February 2018

Rendezvous at Cochise Stronghold – Winter Journey – February 2018

Monday February 19: Very windy all day with hard gusts that shake our little home. I start the morning with a walkabout n the misty rain to see how much water is flowing in the wash. With the rain last ...

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