Guadalupe National Park

Saturday, November 4, 2017 On the way to our campground north of Carlsbad, New Mexico, we stopped by Guadalupe National Park to pick up a map, newspaper, and souvenirs – we’d use the map and park newspaper to help us plan the next day. While at the park Alan grabbed my camera (I was indisposed)…

Saguaro National Park

Thursday, November 2, 2017 We stopped in Phoenix to visit a wonderful old friend and his wife over dinner. I’ve known Jon for more than 45 years, and his wife Kelly is so warm and sweet – hard to find two better people on this earth. We had such a great time catching up, talking…

Petrified Forest National ParkĀ 

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 After a third night of high gusty winds and very little sleep, we made the decision to quit the campground, and called the hotel in Phoenix to arrange coming in a night early (staying 2 nights). I also made a note to try and repair the busted zipper on the front…