Saguaro West and Old Tucson

The western side of Saguaro National Park provided expansive vistas and great photo opportunities. Nearby, we took a trip back in time as we visited Old Tucson, the famed movie studio where more than 400 Western movies were filmed, and we learned more about desert life at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.

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Saguaro National Park and Tucson, Arizona

There is nothing quite as impressive as a sea of saguaro cacti poking up at the sky for as far as the eye can see; for about 143 miles to be more precise. Just outside of Tucson, Saguaro National Park offers hiking trails through its eastern portion and amazing views of a dense saguaro “forest” on its western side.

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Austin, Texas

Austin is a FUN city, especially for live music enthusiasts (think Austin City Limits and South by Southwest music festival). Spectacular natural elements provide the perfect background to a vibrant and hip city, capturing our interest and awe instantly.

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A Happy New Year, Cajun Style

New Orleans is a uniquely fun destination if you love great music and delicious food. Beyond NOLA, we found a much quieter but no less fun world in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. We made new friends and Cajun danced into the year 2020.

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Year in Review

I think I speak for most that we are ready for 2020 to be done…. I end the year hopeful yet exhausted from dealing with disease and meanness, and not willing to fight any battles on social media or otherwise…. Let’s pray hard that 2021 will be the beginning of an upswing, of better times to come, and that once again we’ll find a way to live in harmony and with joy.

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