Seven Falls and Cactus Forest Trail Hikes

Time for a little catch up blogging.  I am a little behind writing about our hiking adventures.  We had set goals of hiking once a week.  But like with many things, life has a way of modifying your goals.  Fortunately for us, the modifications were all for good things.  Old friends visiting, family visiting, and … Continue reading Seven Falls and Cactus Forest Trail Hikes

Hiking Season Begins: Saguaro National Park East

There is an old saying here in Tucson, “if you can’t stand the 100’s, you do not deserve the 70’s”.  Well, it’s not that we can’t stand the 100’s, it’s just we prefer them sitting around a pool with a cold drink.  On the contrary, the 70’s are made for hiking, and that time of year has … Continue reading Hiking Season Begins: Saguaro National Park East

Yachats and the Central Oregon Coast

The next stop on our drive up the Oregon coast was Yachats. Actually a few miles south of Yachats at the Sea Perch RV Park.  The central coast is known for its rough shorelines, quaint sea towns, coastal drives and walks, and supposed whale watching.  The first few of these we were pretty sure we would … Continue reading Yachats and the Central Oregon Coast

Sea Lions and Shorelines: The Southern Oregon Coast Part 3

The last couple of days here the weather had been much more as we had pictured the Oregon coast; fog, sea breeze and salt mist.  Not the best weather for sweeping landscape and shoreline vistas, but great weather for exploring, eating more seafood and hanging with friends. The RV Rally we were at was in … Continue reading Sea Lions and Shorelines: The Southern Oregon Coast Part 3

Back on the Trail – Finally

These last two months of moving in and getting settled in our house has wrecked havoc on our leisure activities.  Golfing, hiking, exploring and date nights were shelved for unpacking, sorting, hanging pictures, construction and installs.   Feeling completely exasperated with the sense of being held prisoner in our own home, we made a breakout escape … Continue reading Back on the Trail – Finally