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Snow, Snow, Snow and more Snow

Travel Photo Thursday

Well, I actually had something else in mind, but in case you didn’t hear, we had a blizzard in Tucson yesterday, so I just had to post a few snow pictures.

From the GREAT Tucson Blizzard of 2013:

Here’s my Facebook status from yesterday afternoon:

Well, the great Tucson blizzard of ’13 is finally over. Thank GOD we had stocked up on bottled water and Pringles and instant cocoa. Because the snow fell for TWO HOURS! And it piled up to — well it actually didn’t pile up–it melted–but that white stuff kept falling down and it COULD have piled up to–an inch, at least. But the WORST part is–it is going to be at LEAST SIX DAYS before the temperature gets over the 60’s and back in the 70’s. I’m telling you–a lot of tans are going to suffer.

And here’s what it looked like. Continue reading Snow, Snow, Snow and more Snow

Longest Dog Walk Ever: The Appalachian Trail

Pet Travel Thursday

Destination: The Appalachian Trail, Northeast United States Book: The Things You Find on the Appalachian Trail: A Memoir of Discovery, Endurance and a Lazy Dog (2010) by Kevin Runolfson

By Pamela Douglas Webster

Appalachian Trail Sign
Appalachian Trail Sign

In 2001, Kevin Runolfson took his dog for a walk. He finished it six months later, with his new girlfriend, after traveling more than 2100 miles through 14 states. Continue reading Longest Dog Walk Ever: The Appalachian Trail

Capturing the Travel Seasons

Travel never goes out of season.  When Nancie over at Budget Traveler’s Sandbox challenged me to a contest to pick photos that indicate the seasons, I was happy to wander through my archives.  This is my entry in Booked.net‘s “Capture the Season”–more about the contest at the bottom of this article.


I realize it is fall when I see pumpkins and chrysanthemums. And at the Albuquerque Biological Park one autumn, they had a spectacular display.

Chrysanthemums, Pumpkins and a Pick-up at Albuquerque Biological Park
Sitting amidst the mums. Albuquerque Biological Park

Continue reading Capturing the Travel Seasons