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San Diego I

We didn’t have much spare time in San Diego this year, and we visited many of the big attractions last year, so we picked an area we’d never visited before…

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Wichita to Cali

With 3 short days to drive from Wichita to San Diego, we decided to get a head start and get going directly after work on Saturday. These are some shots…

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Wichita, KS

The City of Wichita grew from trading posts set up at the confluence of the Big and Little Arkansas Rivers in the late 1800s. The “Keeper of the Plains” still…

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Tulsa Life

We admittedly didn’t put in as much effort into this visit to Tulsa as we had other places.  There are certainly plenty of interesting things to do, but it was…

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Beyond Graceland

Memphis: home of Fedex, The Piggly Wiggly, one of the busiest cement terminals in the country, and Pork Barbecue Capital of the World. We started with a HUGE pork shoulder…

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Music City Nashville

Since neither of us had ever spent much time in Nashville, we wanted to get a taste of what it has to offer. With the Nashville: Music City All-Access Pass,…

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park The Guadalupe Mountains on the Texas-New Mexico border reach heights of almost 9,000 feet. Not far away, deep beneath the surface, are hundreds of caverns formed…

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Desert Blooms

Texas Desert Blooms Outside El Paso, Franklin Mountains State Park is a great place for a hike. We’d been to this Texas State Park before, but it still had so much more to…

Puro Sabor de Juarez

Our last visits to El Paso focused primarily on history and nature (see entries from the Mission Trail, Hueco Tanks, Franklin Mountains, White Sands Natl. Monument). We had never really…

Puro Sabor de Juarez

Our last visits to El Paso focused primarily on history and nature (see entries from the Mission Trail, Hueco Tanks, Franklin Mountains, White Sands Natl. Monument). We had never really…