Riding in the Wilderness -Sonoita Arizona – ATV tour visiting the Empire Ranch
Martha and I decided to do an ATV Tour out of Sonoita, Arizona. We opted to take a cross country 4 hour tour which took us through the vast Empire Ranch. It was a lot a lot of fun. Our tour guides were Apache ATV Tours and their website can be found here: http://www.apacheatvtours.com/
The Empire Ranch is located on East Empire Ranch Road, three miles east of the intersection with State Highway 83
Getting Your Cowboy On - Tombstone Arizona
Viewing Businesses along Allen Street - Tombstone, Arizona 1879
Like most children of the 50's, I grew up with westerns. I watched every black and white television series like The Lone Ranger, Sky King, and Gunsmoke. And we lived for movies like Fort Apache, High Noon, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, Winchester 73, anything with John Wayne in it and, well you get the picture.
When I learned how close Benson, Arizona was
Exploring Saguaro National Park was a unique experience. No where else in the world does Saguaro grow in "forests. Even with ever increasing pressure for housing around the park the Saguaro thrive in this other worldly place. If you visit Tucson by all means take the drive to the National Park and see the Saguaro. Join us as we visit the Giant Saguaro Cactus Forest (click below).
Come with us as we go to see the thing. Do you believe in extraterrestrials?
If you have driven I-10 through New Mexico and Arizona you had to be asleep not to have seen sign after sign advertising "The Thing." For three hundred miles bill boards tease and entice you with things like "See the Mystery of the Desert" or "What is it?"
Well, I'm happy to say I have the word "Sucker" written on my forehead. We paid our money and willfully, dare I say happily we
LIFE'S A BEACH - PENSACOLA, FLORIDA
Sunset at the Naval Air Station
We're at the BEACH!
We haven't blogged in a while, so I told Chuck that I'd write one this time. It's been a fairly quiet few weeks, as we've slowed down (yay!) and are doing a lot of just living, instead of playing tourist. After Hurricane Michael disrupted our plans to stay at Pensacola Beach, we spent 2 1/2 weeks at Navy campgrounds in Pensacola, drove 30 miles ands spent a couple days in Alabama, drove
Wind Gust Ripped our Patio Awning Off (Part 2)
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November 9th 2018
Some of our readers may know about our RV patio awning getting ripped off by wind. Now that we are in the Benson/Tucson area we will be getting estimates for repairs. Getting one blown off while in motion is sort of nerve racking and dangerous at best.
And then there is the whole what to do about removal after it happens. I can tell you it's a bit like
Tent Rock National Monument - Pueblo Cochiti, New Mexico
These rocks are known by the Native American people of the area as Kasha-Kutawe (Cosh-a Kuta- way) Tent Rocks. They are a geologic wonder.
We are staying at Cochiti Lake in Pena Blanca, NM. Our campground rating is shown below after this blog entry.
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument is (Cost information in the link) located over a mile above sea level on the Pajarito Plateau about an