Four Corners Field Trip

The four corners of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah join together in a single point that local folks call the four corners.  There is a cheesy monument on the spot; we didn’t go to it. Instead, we experienced the four corners region as part camping trip, part homeschool field trip. Recently, our history lessons […]

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How to Cut your Own Christmas Tree in Arizona

Being able to hike into the woods to cut down your own Christmas tree is not only memorable, but turns you into a tree snob.  For real, once you have fresh, like super fresh from the woods, you’ll never go back.  I venture to speculate that even the tree farm trees aren’t as amazingly hardy […]

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On a mission for cooler temps

It has been hot, super hot, 104 or more, for months, and though I escaped the hottest part of the summer with our big road trip, being hot this last month has been enough to make us all ready for a reprieve. Don’t get me wrong; we love the sun and blue skies and daily […]

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