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Jun 9, 2014 - Launch (sort of)

Headed to my sister-in-law's home. Made a pit stop at Camping World in Mesa. They needed to add a new mud flap and replace a dead television. Ended up being there for 5 hours. However they did buy my lunch. Around 1530 I finally got headed to New River. Arrived around 1630.

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Summer Trip 2014

Mar 3, 2013 - Phoenix

We drove into Phoenix this morning and went directly to a Walmart, west of the downtown area. Unhooked the car and drove over to Camelback Ranch, Glendale. Home to the LA DODGERS spring training facility. Bought tickets to the afternoon game and started to walk to out past centre field when a guy on a golf cart drove up and asked if we wanted a ride . Friendly people out here. When we arrived the Dodgers where split up into various areas. About 10 were pitching and most of the rest were either hitting or shagging flies. Who do i see behind...

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Sep 28, 2012 - London Bridge/New River

London Bridge? We got back on I-40 and headed for the border - Arizona not Mexico. The Interstate crosses the Colorado River at Topock, and there we saw the several natural gas pipeline crossings paralleling the bridge. Mid-river we crossed the state line, and we exited the bridge in the beautiful but somewhat backward state of Arizona. Our destination today was New River, a town about 30 miles north of Phoenix, but first Madolyn wanted to see London Bridge, which is located in Lake Havasu City 20 miles south of Topock. We turned off on the...

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2012Hot2Cold

May 21, 2011 - Side trip to Sedona, AZ

After a 30 mile bike we drove to Sedona. Sedona is about an hour from Betsy's north on I-17 and climbs a couple thousand more feet. The red rock formations are spectacular and if you visit here you know why it is so popular. A must place to visit it you are in the area. Had my first buffalo burger in a cowboy restaurant and it was awesome.

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May 20, 2011 - North on Rt 17 to Anthem, AZ

Short trip from Mesa to Anthem. GPS and Google can't find it even though the community has been here for 10 years. We are staying with our dear friend Betsy Moshler who we new from Cornish, NH. Beautiful house with beautiful views which they will be leaving in a week and moving back to Denver, CO. Usually the temp this time of year is above 100 and sunny. Most people here are seasonal in the community she lives. Starting June 1 the golf corse which costs $150.00 for non members will cost $11.00 with cart, bottle of water and a towel in a...

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