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Let Me Introduce You To My Home State

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Let Me Introduce You To My Home State I’d like to introduce you to my home state – Washington. It is such a diverse state that I will have to do it over time and in multiple blog posts. From the ocean to the desert, Washington State has a very diversified topography and climate. Yesterday […]

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Unique Cemeteries Seen In Our Travels

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Unique Cemeteries Seen In Our Travels Since we have been traveling I’ve noticed many unique cemeteries. Some beautiful and sporting impeccably groomed grounds. Others sadly forlorn, neglected and forgotten. In the dry southwest we found some with no grass at all.  The northwest, where water is more plentiful, cemeteries sport lush green grass amongst the […]

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Yes, Baseball is Kind of Like Life

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Yes, Baseball is Kind of Like Life Baseball has strategy, tactics, statistics, offensive and defensive options, skill, fortune and misfortune, crazy plays and often a bit of luck. Yes, baseball is kind of like life.  We have strong days where you can’t miss the strike zone or the ball looks as big as a beach […]

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Spring Training Cactus League Baseball for the RV Travelers

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RV Travelers at Spring Training Cactus League Baseball A huge perk of being RV Travelers is getting to attend Spring Training Cactus League Baseball.  Being a Seattle Mariners fan since day one, I enjoy the sport.  Baseball is my favorite sport of all.  I played it when I was a kid.  I was a pretty […]

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It’s St. Patrick’s Day! How Irish Are You?

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It’s St. Patrick’s Day! How Irish Are You? I’m always amazed and amused by the amount of people who celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in some manner even though they are not the tiniest bit Irish. Any reason for a party, right?? I am actually part Irish. One eighth to be exact. We had a discussion […]

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Random Thoughts as We Travel and Odd Things We See

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 Random Thoughts as We Travel and Odd Things We See Now that we travel north and south, winter and summer, WA to AZ and back in our truck and fifth wheel trailer, I have time to ruminate on odd things we see.   Funny roads, goofy signs, crazy drivers, people behaving oddly, beautiful scenery and […]

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Travel Tips We’ve Learned, The Good AND The Bad!

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Some Travel Tips We’ve Learned, The Good AND The Bad! I’ll preface this by saying I’ve always enjoyed traveling. I like having a base somewhere but get antsy quickly if I’m in the same place for too long. How long is “too long” you ask? Well, that’s the subjective part. Sometimes brief day trips are […]

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Swap Meet Fun At The Mesa Market

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Swap Meet Fun At The Mesa Market How about an excursion for some swap meet fun at the Mesa Market? Located at 10550 E Baseline Rd Mesa, AZ, it is seriously the biggest swap meet style market I’ve seen. Winter hours are Friday, Saturday, Sunday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Parking is free and […]

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My First Day At My First REAL Job

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My First Day At My First REAL Job My first day at my first “real” job is one I’ll never forget. What was your first job? Do you remember? How old were you? I’m not talking about shoveling the sidewalk for your parents or the elderly lady next door. I’m also not talking about babysitting […]

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A Visit To Mission San Xavier in Tucson Arizona

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A Visit To Mission San Xavier In Tucson Arizona Mission San Xavier looked interesting so we decided a visit to Tucson was in order. San Xavier Mission was originally founded as a Catholic mission in 1692.  It is still a working Catholic mission. Hours for mass can be found on their website. Lunch First And […]

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