Short Detour about Tall Folks

  As we were exiting Utah, it came to pass that my nephew declared/committed to Gonzaga Basketball for 2021. AND, it seems, he was invited to play in The invitational Iverson All Star Game in Memphis Tennessee. We had been watching as many of Chet’s games as we could stream this past year, including the

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The Utah Weird Food Tour Continues

Our next stop on the Utah Park Parade was Escalante, where one can access Escalante/Grand Staircase (technically not a “Park” but a “Monument”).  Also in the area was the Utah State Petrified Forest Park. On the way to Escalante, we encountered the first road and first instance where I thot RV WHERE YET was NOT

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After The Vortex spit us out…

We left Sedona and The Florers, neither of whom said they were happy to see us leave, but neither did they say they weren’t, and we know not to overdo it! AT least ONE creature was not happy we were moving again (note the feather wrapped around our WIFI antenna). Friends from Chicago, the Schmiders,

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Fun (and Corn) in the Desert

Our friends, the Florer’s,  were, as expected, co-residing in the RV park in Tucson, and we set about gradually merging our Covid Pods. This included a variety of shared meals, as well as a couple of bags of INCREDIBLE IOWA CORN. We committed on the spot to another Iowa visit this summer – not coincidentally

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Ice, and not Just in our Margaritas

Our time was up on South Padre Island, so we needed to figure out, “Where Next.” A few weeks hence we’ll be joining the Florers near Tucson, but what to do in the meantime? We had a couple options: Follow the Rio Grande, stopping along then way for hiking and possibly a burrito or two.

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There’s Space at the Beach!

We left Galveston intending to spend a couple weeks farther south…South Padre Island, to be exact. You cannot really get farther south without a Passport. The drive was uneventful, broken by choice into two super-windy driving days. There was one point when the wind was 40+mph and we were driving straight into it – the

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