If you are eating a green salad this winter, it almost assuredly came from Yuma, Arizona. This time of year over 90% of the green leafy vegetables in the U.S. come from this area. The Colorado River that runs through town feeds a series of canals, dams, and pipes providing the water needed for extensive … Continue reading Salad Days? Yuma, Arizona
Month: February 2022
Tourism for Your Teeth?
While in Yuma, Arizona we realized that “dental tourism” is much, much bigger than we thought. According to the Yuma visitor guide, there are over 600 dentists concentrated just a few blocks in the town of Los Alogodones! That's correct, hundreds of dentists are within walking distance of the Mexican-United States border. Each day, thousands … Continue reading Tourism for Your Teeth?
Unexpected Finds and Good Times in the Desert
So we are folding clothes in the campground laundromat after returning from the East Coast and we strike up a conversation with another couple there. We got to talking about things to do in the area and they asked, “Have you been to the Basha Museum?” We have been in the Phoenix area many times … Continue reading Unexpected Finds and Good Times in the Desert
Heading South to See Family
In our last post, Celia wrote about spending time in Richmond, Virginia and Wilmington, North Carolina seeing friends, doctors, and her mom. On our way to Tampa, Florida for Christmas, we stopped in Clinton, South Carolina to get our eyes checked (Thanks Tom and Ginger!) and visited family in Decatur, Georgia. We were moving quickly … Continue reading Heading South to See Family
East for the Holidays
Arizona Sunsets David and I flew to the East Coast for the holidays. We parked our rig in a campground south of Casa Grande, Arizona and, as it is our custom when we’re out west, we fly back to visit with friends and family. We also schedule our annual check ups and physicals with our … Continue reading East for the Holidays