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Oct 2, 2012 - Home on the Cliff

Today Cathy and Don took us on a ride through their county, complete with a stop to buy some fresh corn and jalapenos at a roadside stand (no drought here), and then a stop to see Montezuma’s Castle National Monument. The National Monument is a cliff dwelling that is small but quite beautiful and well restored. At one time visitors could climb ladders to see the interior of the dwellings, but decay and liability put a stop to that. Today one has to view it from the trail below, but there are signs that give good information about the...

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Oct 1, 2012 - red rock and blue sky

We spent the morning making repairs to our slide out window shade. I had the task of taking it down, a job with which Madolyn helped me. She had the ugly job of restringing it, and then she had to help me put it up again! So when I say that ‘we’ made the repairs, I should add that I did 5 percent of the work, and Madolyn did the other 95. The results were perfection and I am ever in awe of this amazing woman. In the afternoon Cathy took us for a ride to Sedona, where the red rock scenery is spectacular as ever. Sedona is a kind of New Age...

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Sep 30, 2012 - Cornville

We woke to a clear, cool desert morning, and sat on Gary’s patio with our coffee for a last visit. Our view was of a cactus covered hillside that blooms colorfully in the spring, but is just prickly in the fall. The habitat is home to a variety of birds, including mourning doves, the fattest quail on the planet, and a lot of small songbirds we could not identify. There are also red headed woodpeckers who make their homes in the saguaro cactus. The stately cacti are probably a lot easier to peck a hole into, than the hardwood of the...

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