Author: Christopher

This is a happy beagle. The reason she is so happy  is that she is on a trail! It’s been three weeks since we were able to pull off a real hike...

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Sunset Trail, Flagstaff, AZ

This hike contends with Pike Peak as my personal favorite. It was steep in some places and the trail narrows to but a thread in others, with large dro...

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Cheeseman Canyon, CO

  From their website, “The 700 South Broadway building which houses BB’s was known as Phil’s Hotel as late as 1969, and has a c...

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BB’s Jazz, Blues & Soups

The St Louis Gateway Arch is an amazing work of art, technology, hard work and pure determination. It’s also much bigger than you realize until ...

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St Louis Gateway Arch

 This is the parking lot for the bridge “Bike Path” on the Illinois side. Sketchy is an adjective that I could easily use to describe it...

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Chain of Rocks Bridge

 This was our camp at the Granite City KOA. Located right off Route 66. They gave us a nice spot in the back of the park. There was a field behind us...

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KOA Granite City. IL

While the interior work was progressing, there were also other concerns that had to be addressed. Exterior things, mechanical things, engine mechanica...

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Prepping for the trip!