Travel tip #114…Walk it off

Chuck said it well. “It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.” Travel during a pandemic is…well…odd. The good news is, when the world is not in the midst of a pandemic, one of our favorite activities is hiking. So, while we find ourselves in the thick of a global pandemic,…

Travel tip #37…Revisit the Apocalypse

Don’t start your town near an open pit mine. That’s just my opinion…but I suppose…if you work at the mine, you want to be close. Lowell, Arizona was pretty close to the old Lavender Pit, and then they figured out the copper ore was under where the city was. So the pit grew bigger and…

Travel tip #53…It’s for the Birds

They were snowbirds before humans took over the term. They head south when the weather gets cold and don’t turn back until the frozen tundra has thawed. Who can blame them? A friend mentioned it in passing…”You oughta go see the cranes,” she said. “Cranes?” “Sandhill cranes. They migrate through this time of year and…