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Unexpected Winter in the Southwest

Winter 2019 has created an unexpected winter in Southern California and Arizona creating snowy mountains in warm places.  Places known…

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Where We Wandered in 2018

Looking back in 2018 and where we wandered in 2018, it’s amazing to remember all of our adventures.  We wanted…

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Electric Desert (12 Photos)

Driving around AZ, you will see many Saguaro’s on the roadside. This iconic desert native greets you with what looks…

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Weekend Wandering

Weekend Wandering: This Week’s Wanders

All our posts this week from Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and Facebook, right here for you in Weekend Wandering. Our week’s…

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How To Get Your Teen Daughter To Hike A Mountain…And Like It

Convincing my teenage daughter to hike Pinnacle Peak Mountain turned out to be more than family travel, it was a…

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Driving the Apache Trail

My sisters said let’s go for a drive on the Apache Trail! We piled in my Acura MDX and head…

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Weekend Wandering

Weekend Wandering

  All of our posts on Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and Facebook, right here for you. Our week’s worth of our…

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Hiking Through the McDowell Mountains

Previously, we shared the story of JD’s initial hikes through her new surroundings in Arizona, and how her reluctance turned…

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Adventures in Palm Springs

My previous winters in Chicago always left me wishing I could be somewhere warm and wonderful. I needed to end the…

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Discovering a Love of Hiking in Arizona

JD is settling into her new environment in Arizona, trading corn stalks for cactus and getting out to explore the…

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