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Tagged With: Arizona

Heading Out West in 2014

It's been nine months since we've traveled out West. Last May we went out to Phoenix, San Diego, and the Sacramento area. We were able to visit lots of friends and family. We've been feeling the itch to travel some again and see our very good friends in Phoenix and my married daughter in Sacramento. … Continue reading »

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Songwriting Happening in Arizona

This week Joel and Terry collaborated to write a new song and recorded a demo. It's part of their quarterly songwriting experience.  Read more about the Tunehenge Music Community and feel free to join in!

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Air Conditioning Goes Out in the Van in Arizona!

So we're here visiting our friends Terry & Virgie in Phoenix, Arizona and it's been 100 degrees out! And the air conditioning in our van goes out yesterday. We don't do heat so there's no way we're finishing this trip without air conditioning. Fortunately, Terry & Virgie know a good local mechanic who can fix … Continue reading »

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Music in Mesa, Arizona with Terry & Virgie

Last night we were once again at Terry & Virgie's where music was being played at their home by them and their young friends. Fiona made friends with an 8-year old boy named Ezra. My dad's father's name was Ezra. We're looking forward to this next week with Terry & Virgie and hopefully again on … Continue reading »

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Petrified Forest National Park

The Petrified Forest National Park is a national park in Navajo and Apache counties in northeastern Arizona. We stopped for a visit at the Center and Fiona was able to do some exploring both outside and inside. She wasn't too keen on walking on that "terrain". Silly! We have now arrived safely in Phoenix and … Continue reading »

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What Clothing Should We Bring?

What clothing should we pack for our month-long trip? We'll be leaving Wisconsin with snow on the ground it seems since we just had 17 inches on Thursday! We'll be arrive on Wednesday in Phoenix, Arizona where the high that day should be 85 and by Saturday it will be 100. And the temperatures will … Continue reading »

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Good Friends Make Us Feel at Home

We arrived here in Phoenix Arizona last Saturday to stay with our good friends, Terry & Virgie. We knew they'd make us feel right at home. And they sure have! Over the past year we've been through Phoenix several times and each time we've stayed with Terry and Virgie. Our friendship is closer now than … Continue reading »

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Quick Update on Where We Are Now

We had a wonderful visit in San Diego this past week. We got to catch up with family and Fiona met lots of her aunts, uncle, cousins and second cousins. The van is repaired and runs great! We drove yesterday from San Diego to Phoenix to stay a few days with our friends here in … Continue reading »

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Officially House Sitting in New Mexico

Today is the first day of our officially house sitting in Albuquerque New Mexico for the next six weeks. Our host has left for vacation. Since we've stayed with our host overnight as we've traveled several times, we're very comfortable here. We have a nice 'office' to work in, a large kitchen to cook in, … Continue reading »

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Our Pet Dinosaur and other assorted photos

Fiona found her pet dinosaur. Several in fact. You can see in the gallery below photos of Fiona riding a dinosaur and walking another. They vary in size from very tiny (Fiona can hold the head of one in her hand) to HUGE! We decided not to drive the main interstate between Colorado and Albuquerque … Continue reading »

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