Lava River Cave Spelunking, Passport Renewal, Dodging Bullets on RV Maintenance

From the Coconino National Forest near Flagstaff, Arizona: Well, we've had quite the eventful week, full of adventures, chores and unexpected challenges with Lizzy (our RV). Let's recap: On Tuesday we decided to explore one of the local geological features, the Lava River Cave in the Coconino National Forest just a few miles from where … Continue reading Lava River Cave Spelunking, Passport Renewal, Dodging Bullets on RV Maintenance

The Wedding Cache, End of Hiking, September Travel Plans Made

From Coconino National Forest near Flagstaff, Arizona: It's still definitely summer here at 8,100', although the daytime temperatures rarely exceed 81° or 82°. There hasn't been any rain for several weeks, ever since the very-timely week of moisture that came through the area just in time to help battle the Museum Fire back in late … Continue reading The Wedding Cache, End of Hiking, September Travel Plans Made

Cows Come Calling, Milestone Birthday, Generator Conks Out

From the Coconino National Forest near Flagstaff, Arizona: Summer is definitely showing signs of winding down here in the mountains. The angle of the sun is noticeably different than it was when we arrived here back in late May, making the shadows longer and darker. The temperatures have continued to be mostly very pleasant with … Continue reading Cows Come Calling, Milestone Birthday, Generator Conks Out

Our 28th Anniversary, Flagstaff Folk Festival, Forest Fire Awareness

Happy 4th of July, fellow Americans! Hope you're having a safe and relaxing holiday as we celebrate the birthday of our country! July 4th just happens to also be our wedding anniversary, and today marks 28 years since we tied the knot on a hot summer day in Houston, Texas. We've had a lot of … Continue reading Our 28th Anniversary, Flagstaff Folk Festival, Forest Fire Awareness