Road Trip Blogs

Winter Journey – Last Days Along the Colorado River – November 2016

Saturday, November 19th is a sunny day, so I take care of some CI business while my laptop is charged, even though I would much rather be outside. By the time this is done, even though the high today is ...
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Winter Journey – Big Bend – November 2016

Tuesday, November 15th, this morning I find a little yellow butterfly dead on the ground, but in perfect condition. Very special, as butterflies were Mom’s ‘thing’ and it is totally unexpected to find one here at this time of year. ...
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Winter Journey – Colorado River Canyon – November 2016

Sunday November 13th is catch-up day: After taking photos of the Colorado River, I write in my journal, check email and bank balances (hotspot internet is very marginal, but better than nothing), and do some editing for the Montana author. ...
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Winter Journey – Horsethief to Big Bend – November 2016

Friday November 11th, after a long layover in Salt Lake City in the wee hours of the morning, it is with great relief that I board an uncrowded bus that takes me to Moab, where Clifford is waiting. We get ...
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Winter Journey – Return to Montana – October-November 2016

Thursday October 27th our friends leave and we move to a different site, but are still in Dead Horse State Park. Finally this morning I am able to talk to Mom and we have a good conversation. I tell her ...
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Winter Journey – Arches NP – October 2016

October 26th is a day with our friends, starting with breakfast at a cute funky place in Moab.  Of course I took photos of them, but they have asked photos to not be posted.   Then we head up to ...
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Winter Journey – Dead Horse State Park – October 2016

Sunday October 23rd, I read “Dances With Wolves” with my morning tea instead of writing in my journal – not sure that is legal! After breakfast we go to Moab to run errands and have a picnic sitting on big ...
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Winter Journey – Mesa Arch, Utah – October 2016

Thursday, October 20th, I get up early and head out in the pre-dawn to Mesa Arch, as I want to get there in time for sunrise photos. By time I get to the parking lot, the sky is already becoming ...
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