Arizona’s Third Largest City – Mesa

Superstition Mountain at Sunset Celia and I had planned to be in cooler temperatures by now but life sometimes changes your plans. We had been staying in Benson, AZ at the Escapees Park, which is a wonderful place to visit. While we were there, we spent the day in the Emergency department in Tucson. After … Continue reading Arizona’s Third Largest City – Mesa

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

Asked to Leave Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument – Arizona

Note: We got a knock on the door this afternoon by a ranger who informed us that we have less than 48 hours to leave the park campground before it is completely closed. They report that there are new CDC directives that call for the use of additional personal protective equipment for cleaning facilities which … Continue reading Asked to Leave Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument – Arizona

Where the Summer Spends the Winter -Ajo, AZ

As we mentioned in a previous post, we are in a remote area of Arizona about four miles from the Mexican border, in the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. There is one town about 45 minutes-drive north of us called Ajo (ah-HO). This town, called “garlic” in Spanish, is a quaint village with a beautiful … Continue reading Where the Summer Spends the Winter -Ajo, AZ

2018 Piddlin’ Around Full-Timing Recap Part 1

It is truly amazing how quickly the year has flown by. We had big plans for the year and fortunately we were able to pull them off. If you have been following our blog, you know that we sold our house and dispersed our belongings to travel full time in our RV. It was a … Continue reading 2018 Piddlin’ Around Full-Timing Recap Part 1