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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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Hiking in the Dragoon Mountains – Winter Journey – February 2018

Hiking in the Dragoon Mountains – Winter Journey – February 2018

Saturday February 17:   I go for a walkabout first thing to check on the water in the wash.  It is far from flooding, but fun to see a stream where a few days it was dry sand. As fog ...

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Dragoon Waterfalls – Winter Journey – February 2018

Dragoon Waterfalls – Winter Journey – February 2018

  Thursday February 15: Rain and wind all night here in the dispersed area outside Cochise Stronghold in the Dragoon Mountains. A couple windows are now leaking, so we redo the tarp to cover both the vent and the windows. ...

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Cochise Stronghold – Winter Journey – February 2018

Cochise Stronghold – Winter Journey – February 2018

Tuesday February 13:  No time for a morning walk at Snyder Hill, west of Tucson, as we are packing up and leaving for Cochise Stronghold in the Dragoon Mountains, about 50 miles east of Tucson. We make stops for propane, ...

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