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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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No Travel Plan Survives Contact with the Pavement

A few days ago Sue told you about being stuck over night in Bakersfield because the roads going south were closed because of the snow. Yes, in California, you can close the carotid artery of the state with snow, unlike, say, Wisconsin. Anyway, we had a ball. We never would have planned most of the … Continue reading »

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Coffee Break at Tim Hortons

While traveling back to Quebec, we came across Tim Hortons. These coffee shops were founded in Ontario Canada. There are now over 500 stores in the U.S. as well. They reminded me of Starbucks. The atmosphere at the few I entered seemed warm and friendly. I wonder if they'll reach the West Coast anytime soon?

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From Washington to Oregon in a Day

This morning we left Arlington Washington and drove down to Portland Oregon. We stopped in Olympia, Washington's capital, and at the Farmer's Market bought breakfast - great fresh fruit: peaches, apples, plums. We also bought lunch - cucumbers, grape tomatoes and a great loaf of garlic and rosemary French bread. Upon arriving in Portland at … Continue reading »

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