Tag Archives: Arizona

Roadtrip Hump Day

Not every road trip has to be long, exciting, or life-changing. Sometimes you just need to escape the city or your surroundings and give your brain the peace that being behind the wheel brings, especially for those who love being close … Continue reading

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Wedding Weekend

Caleb took me to lunch as our last meal together before four days apart. I ate half my rice at noon and prepared for the haboob at 4:15. I only had to endure the high winds for ten minutes before … Continue reading

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A Day in Navajo and Sinagua History

Up before the sun with the monumental shadows looming in the distance calling us towards them. There are other roads that get you near the buttes and formations for free, but I think it’s worth the $5 this morning to get a … Continue reading

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Petrified Forest: Take 2

My last visit on June 22, 2004 was a pre-Navy, post-high school trip with my dad. He wanted to show me what freedom looked like before I locked myself into the Navy for 20 years – that’s what I had planned. I … Continue reading

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From Cliff to Deserted Valley

The scenic drive from Page would have us arriving at Navajo National Monument around 10:30 am. We stopped to see the purple mountains in the distance, the white flowers in the fields, and to feed the starving dog some turkey … Continue reading

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