Field Trip to Saguaro National Park

One benefit of living close to a national park is that the likelihood of your children taking a field trip to the park is high. Both my kids have visited Saguaro National Park with their classes and I was fortunate to attend as a chaperone both times. School field trips are some of my favorite days each year. Read more

Chiricahua National Monument

If you have been following me for any length of time you may have noticed that we enjoy getting in the car and seeing where the road takes us. Read more

Life Is Good

Our weekend consisted of camping, fishing, flying kites and playing with worms.  Life doesn’t get much better than that in my opinion.   Read more

Roper Lake State Park

Roper Lake is in southeast Arizona near Safford.  I was really impressed with Roper Lake.  Roper has RV sites, camp sites and even cabins.   Read more

Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument

Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument is near Wupatki National Monument just outside of Flagstaff, AZ.  It is estimated that Sunset Crater last erupted sometime between 1080 and 1100. Read more

Wupatki National Monument

Wupatki National Monument is just outside of Flagstaff, Arizona off of US 89.  I have lived in Arizona my entire life and am just now finding out about some of these gems.  Wupatki was established to preserve the Citadel and Wupatki pueblos and back in its day this was a happenin’ place.  We were here on a school trip and not only was I impressed, but the kids all seemed to enjoy the monument. Read more

Saguaro National Park

I have spent the last couple of months studying for a test for work and it has consumed all of my free time.  Now that the test is behind me I am planning to spend more time on me.  If mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy.  I need to get back into a regular exercise routine and what better time to start than before I fill up my free time again. Read more

Making The Best Of The Situation

The theme of this trip was go with the flow.  The trip didn’t exactly go as planned but if you do something often enough things are bound to not go as planned occasionally. Read more