Road Trip Blogs

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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Palm Canyon – Kofa National Wildlife Refuge – Arizona – December 2017

Palm Canyon – Kofa National Wildlife Refuge – Arizona – December 2017

Wednesday December 20 – Today’s temperature: 39/72. Clear and breezy Plans are made to go early to Palm Canyon in the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, about 15 miles from where we are camped. We (Clifford, Rollie, Bill, Sally, and I) ...

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Roadrunner at La Paz Valley – December 15-19, 2017

Roadrunner at La Paz Valley – December 15-19, 2017

Friday December 15 – Today’s temperature: 47/78. Quite a switch from much of the rest of the country. Clifford and I walk out to the host station to sign in, since we arrived here too late yesterday to do so. ...

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Winter Trip 2017 Begins – December 13 & 14

Winter Trip 2017 Begins – December 13 & 14

Wednesday – December 13, 2017 We were not sure that today would actually be our leaving day, but in checking the weather, we see a high wind warning for tomorrow. That means we either leave today, or we will have ...

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