In the early Spring of 2007, we made a ghost town jaunt along the southern border. Glad we did, although we probably shouldn’t have, with at least one border agent questioning our naivete. The area southwest of Patagonia, Arizona, all the way to the Mexican border, is lined with ghost towns and mining remnants speaking to more prosperous Read More ...
In the Winter of 2011, we stayed a month in Del Rio for some deep Texas adventure. The Del Rio area and its history goes back far beyond its establishment as a city. Thousands of years before, the area was first settled by prehistoric Indians who lived in caves and rock shelters along the banks Read More ...
In the Winter of 2015 we traveled to Death Valley and ran into the town of Death Valley Junction. It has quite the story to tell. “Outside, in the world, people struck each other, yelled, honked horns. Inside, in the theater, they conversed by singing and dancing. I knew that was where I belonged.” — Marta Read More ...
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From our 2017 Gulf Coast Adventure – Staying a few days in Lake Charles, LA, we learned that the city has the 2nd largest Mardi Gras celebration in the United States. So we paid a visit to the Mardi Gras Museum of Imperial Calcasieu and talked to Docent and Curator David Faulk.
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If you love Route 66, enjoy coloring, and like to share with others, this book is for you! The Route 66 Postcard Coloring Book contains 20 postcards of various places along America’s Mother Road, each ready for your own artistic touch. Made in Missouri, U.S.A. For more information, visit Legends’ General Store.
Dave and Kathy during their visit to Tombstone, AZ in 2007
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