Category Archives: California

Niles Canyon Railway

The Golden Spike Chapter of the Family Motor Coach Association is a group of RV enthusiasts who also love trains We were fortunate enough to join in their rally in Pleasonton California. We had 16 RVs and 32 people attending. … Continue reading

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Shoshone California – Death Valley

While staying at the Escapees Co-op RV Park in Pahrump Nevada we made a day trip to the southern part of Death Valley National Park and the little town of Shoshone California.  There we found a great museum and an … Continue reading

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2017 Year End Travels

After our big cruise adventures we returned to Washington to spend time with family before heading south to warmer, drier climes.  We celebrated Thanksgiving and Christmas together on our own timetable. We usually get our RV maintenance done in Oregon … Continue reading

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A Day in Los Angeles

We are NOT big city people.  For us to enjoy Los Angeles, one of the largest most sprawling cities in the world is most unlikely.  Yet we like visiting LA.  We have visited 4 times since 2012.  Most recently our … Continue reading

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Pinnacles National Park

Pinnacles is the newest national park in the US.  It was created by an act of congress in 2013.  It was set aside as a national monument in 1908 by Theodore Roosevelt making it one of the oldest monuments.  Reaching … Continue reading

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Durango to Seattle – Part 2

Here are some highlights and stories…from the second half of our trip.  We like to mix up our travel routes even when repeating a beginning and end.  Such is the case this year as we once again travel from Durango … Continue reading

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Joshua Tree National Park

We’d been there before but couldn’t wait to return to Joshua Tree National Park in Southern California.  In January we were staying at an RV park near Palm Springs so it was less than an hour drive to the park. … Continue reading

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California Trains – Part 1, Southern Cal.

This is part 1 of a blog that started almost 3 years ago but grew too big to publish.  After some editing we hope we have something railfans will appreciate and all will enjoy the pictures. We start out in … Continue reading

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Food for the Plant Based

You probably know we are fairly food obsessed.  For the past several years we have followed a plant based diet also known as a vegan lifestyle so we also have a huge focus on plants.  We have had some success … Continue reading

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Rose Bowl Parade Floats

If you are like most of us you remember watching the Rose Bowl Parade on New Years Day.  We haven’t been watching over the last several years but this time we find ourselves pretty close by.  While we didn’t brave … Continue reading

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