A funny thing happened on the way to Jerome, AZ

It wasn’t funny, and we never made it to Jerome. With Jerome, Arizona as the destination, my planning had been meticulous. The calculated route included both fuel and dog relief stops. I packed the small cooler with snacks for the dogs and me. Before dawn, with the dogs in the car, we first stopped for …

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 What is this critter?

The closest I could come to identifying it was: Carolina Locust (https://www.insectidentification.org/insect-description.asp?identification=Carolina-Locust)   Saturday morning at 7:20 on October 20, 2018, I went to check my mail. As I walked along, I saw this critter sitting on the cement. It didn’t move as I approached. Curious, I stopped and got closer, fully expecting it to …

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Adventure Update: October 19, 2018

It’s time to recap what we have been doing. The weekend approached, and I have no plans. The weather remained to be a very nice 68 degrees at 3 am, with cool mornings the last few days. I’ve had to change from summer clothes of a T-shirt, shorts, sox, and loafers.   Now, people look hard …

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