Category Archives: Marriage

It’s A Beautiful Day: Part II Metolius River, Oregon

I’m gonna sing a brand new song, Yeah I’m about to get my worship onTake me away on this beautiful day by Jamie Grace Sunday morning sunshine after a Cannon Beach day, Carolyn and I jump in the car and … Continue reading

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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: 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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Social Distancing: Snow Canyon State Park

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 Our free breakfast at the Garden Inn wasn’t too exciting. With the COVID restrictions, no options but it came with the room. Our destination today is Snow Canyon State Park. The entrance is about 12 miles … Continue reading

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From Zion to St. George: Socially Distanced and Socially Shamed (I’m A Pepper)

June 1, 2020 Out of bed, get some coffee from our favorite coffee place in Kanab, Jakey Leigh’s Coffee Shop and Bakery. Ready to get out on the road and head to Zion National Park via the Mount Carmel Junction … Continue reading

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Social Distancing: Hoodoo You Love–Part 2

May 31, 2020 Today’s journey will take Carolyn and I to Kodachrome Basin State Park a drive of close to 100 miles up Route 89 and across Scenic Route 12 to Cannonville. Our first stop is in Hatch for some … Continue reading

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Social Distancing: Hoodoo You Love–Part 1

A loop hike into the depths of Bryce Canyon. Continue reading

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Isolation Blues: Into The Great Wide Open Part–2

Friday, May 29, 2020 Coffee is essential for another long day of traveling and hiking. Once again we trust our front desk agent, who probably has never drank a cup of coffee, to give us a recommendation. She sends us … Continue reading

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Isolation Blues: Into The Great Wide Open Part–1

Into the great wide open Under them skies of blue Out in the great wide open A rebel without a clue Carolyn had decided to take June off of work from Southwest Airlines on what they call Emergency Time Off, … 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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