Funky Bisbee Arizona

While in Benson, Celia and I couldn’t miss visiting the old mining town of Bisbee highlighted in one of our favorite blogs. Described as “America’s Best Historic Small Town” in USA Today, this funky enclave has morphed from a bustling mining town of years past to the quirky town of 5000 residents it is today. … Continue reading Funky Bisbee Arizona

There’s going to be a fight – Tombstone

Who knew that the famous town of Tombstone was at one time one of the wealthiest places in the West? This silver mining boomtown generated millions of dollars and there were a large number of businesses in this Cochise County town that boarders Mexico. Founded in 1879, Tombstone ended up in its heyday with an … Continue reading There’s going to be a fight – Tombstone

A Sobering Visit

The Titan II Missile carried America’s largest nuclear payload on its largest missile. The Titan II program designed to be in service 10 years, was on continuous alert for 24 years starting in 1963. These hardened silos were in three locations in the United States. The Tucson area was one of the three and was … Continue reading A Sobering Visit

San Xavier del Bac Mission

Happy Palm Sunday!  We’ve finally gotten the camper repaired and have made our way to Benson, AZ. Benson is east of Tucson and we are camping at the Escapees Saguaro RV Park.  We have been wanting to come to this area and this park in particular for quite some time.  There are many things to … Continue reading San Xavier del Bac Mission