Category Archives: Arizona Hiking Adventures

The Sedona Experience: A Trek to the Birthing Cave and Mescal Mountain

The end of June arrived quickly and Carolyn’s last of her time off is ending so we decide to head on over to Sedona for a last hurrah. Not only that, my hiking days are numbered for awhile as well … Continue reading

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Social Distancing: Petrified In Arizona

Carolyn took the month of June off from work in what Southwest refers to as Emergency Time Off. What that amounts to is that you receive a small portion of pay for helping the company reduce labor cost during the … Continue reading

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Social Distancing: Back to Arizona

The day has come come to start heading back to Arizona from our social distanced times in Southern Utah. But first coffee at a lively upbeat coffee shop that isn’t too far from our hotel–Feel Love Coffee. The Riverside location … Continue reading

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Isolation Blues: The Trials and Trails of Social Distancing–Chapter 5

Still furloughed but not locked down, I look for multiple ways to keep active during the crisis. Of course I watch some Netflix but in reality I am keeping busy without TV. My book reading has increased as I continue … Continue reading

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Isolation Blues: The Trials and Trails of Social Distancing–Chapter 4

This isolation thing is in full swing as we approach the second Thursday in April. Carolyn  has made it through another essential work week and we are looking forward to some new adventures. To get our weekend going, Carolyn borrows … Continue reading

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Isolation Blues: The Trials and Trails of Social Distancing Chapter 3

Life on furlough with local hiking and biking adventures. Continue reading

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Isolation Blues: The Trials and Trails of Social Distancing–Part Two

Onto another week of being furloughed and figuring out how I am going to spend my time without spending my money. After a disappointing week of weather, picking up littered aluminum cans, shredding documents no longer needed, and social distancing … Continue reading

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I Can See Clearly Now

I can see clearly now the rain is gone I can see all obstacles in my way Gone are the dark clouds that had me blind It’s gonna be a bright (bright) Bright (bright) sunshiny day It’s gonna be a … Continue reading

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I Will Still Rise

‘Cause when, when the fire’s at my feet again And the vultures all start circling They’re whispering, you’re out of time But still, I rise This is no mistake, no accident When you think the final nail is in, think … Continue reading

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It’s No Secret At All

A man will rise A man will fall From the sheer face of love Like a fly from a wall It’s no secret at all by U2 Carolyn and I were able to head up to Sedona this past week … Continue reading

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