Category Archives: March

Natchez, Mississippi

After a good night’s sleep we are both rested and ready to go. We crossed the Mississippi River at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and then left Interstate 10, going north on Highway 61. This is the Great River Road, a National … Continue reading

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Louisiana Swamp and Cracklins

It was a very noisy night spent in the parking lot at Isle of Capri Casino last night between the highway bridge noises and the trains going by. Neither of us slept well. So we’re tired today and only drove … Continue reading

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Escapees and a Casino

We just spent the last two nights at the Escapees RV Park in Livingston, Texas. This is more than just an RV park, it is the Escapees RV Club National Headquarters. And Escapees is more than just another RV park … Continue reading

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Rain Rain Go Away

It rained all night. Maybe we should have stayed in the Walmart parking lot. But, no, during a break in the rain we left, figuring the traffic would be light early on a Saturday morning and we could get through … Continue reading

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Luling Barbecue

More driving today, this time only 210 miles, to Luling, Texas. I’ve been looking forward to this stop since we were here two years back. Luling is an old oil boom town, once known as the toughest town in Texas. … Continue reading

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Kerrville, TX

Today was a day of just driving. We drove 365 miles on I-10 from Van Horn to Kerrville, Texas, stopping only to stretch our legs, make a sandwich, and fuel up. One of the rest areas we stopped at had … Continue reading

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Into Texas

We left Deming, New Mexico, mid morning and headed east on I-10. Between there and the NM/TX border we saw (and smelled) mile after mile of big dairy factory farms. A stop at Camping World in El Paso, Texas, finally … Continue reading

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Deming, New Mexico

Who says you can’t have pie and waffles for breakfast? The rhubarb pie we bought at the RV park office yesterday isn’t going to eat itself you know. So after having a small piece of pie we walked to the … Continue reading

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Wilcox, Pie, and Sandhill Cranes

We left Tucson behind us today, beginning our trek east. After stopping in Benson one last time to visit with Bernie’s cousin, Cheri and Phil, we continued down Interstate 10. We are not looking forward to the next few days … Continue reading

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Madera Canyon

When it gets up over 80 we just cannot stay inside the RV without the air-conditioner running. But since we’re not hooked up to electricity that’s hard to do. We decided to drive down to Madera Canyon, south of where … Continue reading

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Saguaro National Park

Saguaro East–Rincon Mountain District Last month we visited Saguaro West–Tucson Mountain District and today we visited Saguaro East–Rincon Mountain District. Both are districts of the Saguaro National Park. One being on the west side of Tucson and the other on … Continue reading

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Back to Tucson With the Sniffles

We are hearing that with the rains the desert has had this year this should be a good spring for desert bloom compared to more recent years. We are hoping we get to see some of it before we head … Continue reading

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Patagonia and Tubac

It’s good to be home. After a day of recuperation and resting from our adventure of the last few weeks we were ready to explore a little more locally. Patagonia Lake State Park is an oasis in the rolling hills … Continue reading

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Amtrak, 1 Sunset Limited, Final Leg

It’s been a long day. We woke up this morning to find ourselves in San Antonio, four hours behind schedule. Our train was to meet up with another train during the overnight hours and switch some passenger cars around. The … Continue reading

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Amtrak, 1 Sunset Limited, Day 1

As our train approached the station in New Orleans last night it took us right past the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, I was lucky to get this blurry shot of it with my iPhone. No sleeping on the train, as it was … Continue reading

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Amtrak, 19 Crescent, Day 2

When the sun came up this morning ALL the snow was gone! Not a snowflake to be seen anywhere.  I do kinda miss it, but not really. We are running about an hour and a half behind schedule. One of … Continue reading

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Amtrak Return Trip

It wasn’t easy saying goodbye to the kids, but it’s time to return to sunny Arizona. We will be back here in the spring.  We left Concord New Hampshire, yesterday, returned our rental car, and spent the night at a … Continue reading

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Winter! and a Baby

Our train arrived at Boston South Station after midnight, about three hours late. Finding a taxi was no problem, they were waiting at the station for potential fares. Our hotel was holding our reservations for us as we had notified them … Continue reading

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Hungry Mother State Park, Virginia

It’s been raining the last few days so we haven’t done much at all, just drive a little, wait a little, drive, and wait. Today was much less rain and we have now crossed the Tennessee border into Virginia. Tonight … Continue reading

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Nashville, TN

I guess we came too far north too soon! Our plan was to explore Nashville today, and we gave it a good try. It snowed, and it blowed, and it was cold. The high temp today was 35-40 degrees and … Continue reading

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