GORGEOUS SCENERY IN PERFECT WEATHER DURING WEEKEND IN SEDONA, JEROME, PRESCOTT

 (photo in my hotel room) I am just back from a weekend trip to Sedona. Elizabeth is visiting her family in Virginia these days, so I used the time to catch up with some of my old friends in Sedona. And what a glorious time we had. The weather was absolutely perfect. This morning, we …

TAMAYA RESORT: BEAUTIFUL RESPITE AT END OF LONG DAY

 Elizabeth on balcony of our room at Tamaya Resort, northwest of Albuquerque OUR ROAD TRIP, STAGE 1 (Oct 1-2): SCOTTSDALE-PAYSON-HOLBROOK-ALBURQUERQUE-TAMAYA Our first day on the road was also the longest. We started early and made it to Holbrook (AZ) by late morning. Our drive up and over the Mogollon Rim, an escarpment of over 7,000 …

SPUR OF THE MOMENT TURN PUTS US IN TUCSON INSTEAD OF DURANGO – A 720-MILE TURN-ABOUT-FACE

FROM TUCSON, ARIZONA What happened this morning is typical of the way we travel. Rather than make plans and try to stick to them, we try to go with the flow.  And things always work out for the best. Elizabeth said as much herself as we were checking this evening just before sunset into our …