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Chena Hot Springs, Denali National Park, and Being Above the Arctic Circle

Our first excursion was to Chena Hot Springs Resort. We had a tour of the geo-hydro plant that provides most of the heat and electricity for the resort.   This resort is very remote (requiring onsite employee housing) and their … Continue reading

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Fun Times in Fairbanks!

Although our purpose for visiting Fairbanks was to see the northern lights, we had daytime to explore.    Randy and I were in Fairbanks in 2010 with my parents on a cruise/land tour so we had already seen some of … Continue reading

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Northern Lights Bucket List – Check!

In 2019 we went on a Panama Canal Cruise for my mother’s bucket list trip and to an overwater bungalow in Tahiti for Randy’s.   My bucket list idea was to see the Northern Lights. Our first plan was an … Continue reading

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A Little More Colorado!

Occasionally we’d see something else.  This is an old water tank for the steam engines on the old railroad line between Chama and Durango. One morning we saw all these fish congregating along the bank for about 300 yards!  We … Continue reading

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Lovin’ This Part of Colorado

We so enjoyed our 12 days at Ridgway State Park near Montrose, Colorado.  We can see ourselves volunteering here in the future – after we finish our map.  The only negative is that campsites have only 30 amp power.   … Continue reading

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Visiting the Least Visited

A list of the ten national parks in the US with the smallest number of annual visitors include three in Alaska.  Why is kind of obvious.  Two are islands (Isle Royale and Dry Tortugas) so require watercraft.  The other five … Continue reading

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Colorado:  2020 Second Attempt!

In early July we wanted to escape the heat and go to cooler Colorado.    Since the trailer had been in storage for many months, we had a lot to gather and organize.   Things needed repair due to lack … Continue reading

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Eating From Our Desert Backyard

You may remember that we have citrus trees in our yard and have enjoyed the bounty in whole, juice and liquor forms. We also have a mesquite tree with lots of seed pods.  I knew native peoples used mesquite as … Continue reading

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We Belong To You and Me – 40 Years

Cue “How Deep is Your Love” by the BeeGees and you will be singing our song.  We danced to it just last winter at a BeeGees Tribute concert and can still sing every word.   The chorus ends with the … Continue reading

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Being Busy and Staying Busy

Last fall we were so busy traveling that we barely had days at home between trips! I wrote about our September trips in the posts  Our “Problems” With Antelope Canyon…      Fourteen Border Crossings in One Day! ,   The … Continue reading

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