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Monthly Archives: November 2015

Wildlife Watch: Lost Dutchman State Park

We did a lot of hiking and exploring while we were in the Lost Dutchman area! We didn’t have to go far to see Wiley Coyote. This coyote was hanging around our campground. We heard a pack of them howling during the nights, but this one was not in a pack and was attacking cats … Continue reading »

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The Lost Dutchman State Park

The Lost Dutchman State Park is a 320 acre patch of paradise sitting near the base of the Superstition Mountains in the Sonoran Desert.  The Superstition Mountains got their name from Pima Indian legends. The Sonoran Desert is so different than the desert we found in Nevada. Far from the desolation of the Nevada desert, … Continue reading »

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The Apache Trail Drive

The Apache Trail drive is only 46 miles, but plan on spending the entire day exploring this scenic road. The first thing you should know about this road is that 25 miles of it is dirt. What is it with us and dirt roads? We seem to always find ourselves driving down one. And it’s … Continue reading »

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Quick Question

We’ve had a few requests for recipes and posts that are more about our daily lives. Would y’all be interested in having recipes every once in a while? We recently got an Instant Pot and have been perfecting a few recipes. Anywho, let us know! Recipes? Yes or no? Are y’all interested in posts about … Continue reading »

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Tucson, AZ

Welcome to Tucson where there’s 350 days of sun a year! Wait, what? Yup, we picked the week it rained three out of the seven days we were there to visit Tucson, AZ. Who goes to a desert to get rained on? We do. Kind of like when we were hiking through a rain forest … Continue reading »

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Pizza Roundup Prospectors Pizzeria

Today let’s talk about the Prospector. The Prospector is a tasty pizza place in Denali, AK. There is a good selection of pastas, sandwiches, salads, and a huge variety of pizza on the menu. They have pizza for every taste and really good homemade rootbeer to drink. My parents got loaded fries for us to … Continue reading »

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A Change Of Plans

We had originally intended to spend two weeks at the Grand Canyon National Park, but when we got to the RV park we’d planned on staying at, things changed. The park was a total dump and on top of that Jerl didn’t have good enough cell service to work. So, we went in search of … Continue reading »

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Pizza Roundup Uncle Joe’s

Uncle Joe’s is a nice tasty pizza place in downtown Anchorage, AK. The decor was good, it looked like typical pizzeria. Nothing special. The pizza was great but they had more than just pizza! They had Calzone’s, gyro’s (my brother got the gyro and it wasn’t very big), and more. Uncle Joe’s had to share a … Continue reading »

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Wildlife Watch Grand Canyon

One of my favorite things about being outside is seeing all of the animals. Here are some of the wild animals we saw while visiting the Grand Canyon National Park. I’ll start with the squirrels because we saw so many of them. We saw 3 different species of squirrels Abert’s squirrel (we didn’t get a … Continue reading »

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Grand Canyon National Park

The Grand Canyon measures 277 miles long, up to 18 miles wide and more than one mile deep. That’s big. We spent a week exploring what Theodore Roosevelt declared as “the one great sight which every American should see.” The Grand Canyon is split in to the North Rim and the South Rim. We only … Continue reading »

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