Monthly Archives: December 2016

Carlsbad and the Guadalupe Mountains

Well New Mexico redeemed itself with the awesome cave system at Carlsbad. There is an elevator that goes seven hundred and fifty feet down into the caves. We started with the good old fashion hike into the cave instead of … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving on the Road

We decided to stay for a week just outside of Albuquerque to make sure we were not traveling on Thanksgiving day. Normally Sarah makes a large Thanksgiving day feast for us, but with a small oven it seemed like too … Continue reading

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Car Troubles in New Mexico

Cars, like homes, always need maintenance and it can be tricky finding good auto shops while traveling. The plan was to replace the tires when we were in Texas, but we wore them out faster than anticipated. While driving in … Continue reading

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Petrified Forest

Before leaving Arizona we made our last stop at Petrified Forest National Park.  All of the national parks are so different and interesting.  There is so much to learn from these wonderful lands and I am grateful that we have … Continue reading

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You Have To See It For Yourself

Being afraid of heights my entire life, I was a little apprehensive about visiting the Grand Canyon with three small kids. When we first arrived at the canyon we were near the main visitor center and there were guard rails … Continue reading

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We started off our Arizona visit in a KOA about an hour from the capitol city.  We are not to impressed by the KOA’s and were hesitant to stay at another one (this was our second stay at one).  It … Continue reading

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