Monthly Archives: November 2011

Thanksgiving Trip: Chapter 7 — Debriefing

San Diego — As I noted before, any trip worth having taken should have provided an educational experience.  Otherwise you might as well save the money and sat home letting your brain atrophy watching the mental pabulum on the TV. … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Trip: Chapter 6 — Homeward Bound

San Diego — It dawned bright and sunny in Phoenix and I was ready to be home.  I had some friends who used to travel between San Diego and Phoenix a lot and always took two days to make the … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Trip: Chapter 5 — Canyons and Monuments

Phoenix, AZ — The morning started out clear and bright in Moab so I headed south through Canyon Country.  To the west is the canyon series that gives Canyonlands National Park its name,  but you can see the red and … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Trip: Chapter 4 — Heading Home

Moab, UT — This morning I filled the gas tank and put Denver in the rear-view mirror.  This was my home for so long it’s been a bit disconnecting to think of “heading home” to somewhere else.  On the little … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Trip: Chapter 3 — Ghosts

Silver Plume / Central City, CO — The weather was so-so but I remembered that the weather in Denver is essentially irrelevnt to the weather in the mountains.  So after some morning errands, it was off to the mountains.  Unfortunatley … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Trip: Chapter 2 — The Drive to Denver

Denver — Ah, the best laid plans… etc.  I had planned on leaving Friday, taking my time in the mountains to do some photos, spend the 2nd night somewhere and then pull into Denver on Sunday afternoon. Day one started … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Trip: Chapter 1 — Planning

San Diego – Well, it is not what I expected to write about first since it is not being taken in the motor home.  But this blog is also about travels in general so it sort of fits since this … Continue reading

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