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Tagged With: New Mexico

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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Beautiful Kansas Sky

We left Kansas City, Missouri this morning early - before 7 a.m. Drove through Kansas - not much to see. However, I did get this beautiful photo of the sky and clouds. We drove through the Panhandle of Oklahoma and Texas - through Guymon and Dalhart. Funny that we just watched a Ken Burns documentary … Continue reading »

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Heading to Colorado on Saturday for a Repeat House Sitting Job

Today ended the six-week house sitting job here in Albuquerque. The homeowner has returned to a clean home and we made a nice dinner for her and her children. Since Sonja's someone we've known for a while now, we're enjoying an additional day or so with her and then we're heading to Colorado on Saturday … Continue reading »

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Petroglyph Monument in Albuquerque Scares Fiona

I decided we needed to get out and see something here in Albuquerque. I chose the Petroglyph Monument as I'd heard the parking fee was only $1 on weekdays and there is no admission charge. I thought it would be an interesting site. Yes, it was hot. But we only needed to be out for … Continue reading »

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Sunscreen and Hats to Prevent Skin Cancer

Did that title grab your attention? Good! When Joel and I were growing up in Imperial Beach back in the 70s we didn't worry much about how the sun was affecting us. We were out in the sun every day and most of us thought getting 'tanned' was cool. Since we're both fair skinned we … 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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Adventurous Mishaps Traveling from Arizona to New Mexico to Colorado

We left at 7:30 am Saturday to start the long drive from Arizona to Albuquerque New Mexico. We had gotten everything packed the night before and felt great about getting started. During the two weeks we'd been in Mesa house sitting, we'd never had any problems with the garage door opening and closing. But sure … Continue reading »

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House Sitting in Ottawa in August

It's confirmed. We will be house sitting in August in Ottawa Canada. We're looking forward to seeing friends in Ottawa and maybe even heading over to Montreal to say hi to some friends. Then there's other musician friends in Toronto. Should be fun. This house sitting thing is picking up. We're leaving our current house … Continue reading »

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New Mexico to Colorado

We spent the night in New Mexico with Sonja and her children. We had a great time and hope that we can come back and stay with them again sometime. Today we drive up to Denver to meet with Dorothy who is going to show us some of Denver. Then we stay the night with … Continue reading »

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