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Titan Missile Site, Sahuarita, AZ

March 18, 2019 There is ONE Titan II missile remaining in its missile silo. The silo and payload area have been rigged so it cannot be launched and a there is a hole cut in the cone of the missile … Continue reading

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Tucson Area Adventures

March 17-24, 2019 Gilbert Ray Campground This is a beautiful county campground west of Tucson. They don’t take reservations and fill quickly so people start lining up at 8:30 waiting for the office to open at 9:00. We enjoyed nice … Continue reading

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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Ajo and the Desert Rain Cafe

March 9 – 17, 2019 We spent a week dry camping at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. Don’t worry if you haven’t heard of it. We hadn’t either until we pulled up the National Park properties in Arizona and there … Continue reading

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Phoenix, Organ Stop Pizza and Casa Grande Ruins

February 25 – March 8, 2019 We had several friends hanging out in Phoenix for part of the winter so we wandered over that way. We didn’t have reservations and February/March make up a good chunk of extreme snowbird season … Continue reading

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McDonald Observatory

February 23, 2019 Space – The Final Frontier The visitor center had a small but interesting museum. You’ll learn a little bit about spectroscopy and why it’s so important in astronomy. You’ll also be introduced to some astronomers and learn … Continue reading

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Fort Davis NHS & Davis Mountains State Park

February 22, 2019 Davis Mountains State Park We shifted up to the Davis Mountains so we could tour that area. The State Park was very nice with full hook ups, partial hook ups and no hook ups. We scored a … Continue reading

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Big Bend West Side, Cottonwood Campground, Study Butte/Terlinqua and Beyond

February 18, 2019 Cottonwood Campground – No Generators Allowed. You don’t know how nice that is until you spend a week with this roaring noise for twelve hours each day. Luckily we were out hiking most of the time but … Continue reading

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