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The Redwoods – From Humboldt to Klamath

In June, our California friend, Lisa, came to visit again (what a sport!), but this time she flew into SFO so she too could see the redwood forests. It was to be a short trip, only four days, half of which would be driving, but we…

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Yosemite National Park in the Rain

There’s no doubt in my mind that Yosemite is beautiful no matter the weather, but we were perfectly satisfied with seeing it on a cloudy and occasionally rainy day. It was surprisingly cold, but light rain jackets were fine and Sherlock didn’t seem to…

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Four Corners and Monument Valley Road Trip

Showing visitors amazing places, or discovering them together, is one of my favorite things about travel, and we don’t get visitors often. One Saturday in February, Ash and I left Ross alone at the cabin and took off with Sherlock to see the Four Corners…

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Weekend at Carlsbad Caverns

We left on a Friday, leaving our long stakeout in Alamogordo for adventure. It took us most the day to drive to Whites City, a little ‘town’ just outside of Carlsbad Caverns National Park. For convenience reasons, we were hoping for a campsite there. The RV park…