Monthly Archive: December 2016

Dec 30

Closing out 2016

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I can’t believe that this is closing out 6 years of blogging.  Plainadventure has been our online travel diary, way to remember, share our lives with our family, friends, and those along the way. Our little site is still a love hate relationship.  We love looking back at the memories that we have made, the …

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Dec 28

Booth Family Hall of Athletics: Kansas University

The legends of sport echo throughout the Booth Family Hall of Athletics.  A rich colorful history from the first team created at KU, the 1879 baseball team to today’s current athletes.  It is all here.  James Naismith, Billy Mills, Gale Sayers, Wilt Chamberlain, Paul Pierce, and all the greats before and after.  The stars are …

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Dec 25

Merry Christmas

Karen, the girls and I just wanted to wish everybody a Merry Christmas.  We hope you remember the reason for the season is not the gifts wanted, received, or given because we all have been given the ultimate gift and we celebrated Him today.

Dec 22

Humphreys Peak: Arizona Trekking

Arizona is a state filled with some incredible hikes.  Humphreys Peak is the penultimate high altitude hike.  Climbing to 12,633 feet over its 4.7-mile trail.  That is a whole bunch of up.  But once conquered we could say that we hiked the tallest mountain in Arizona.  Not that I plan to or have the heart …

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Dec 21

Baldwin Loop Trail: Sedona

The Baldwin Loop Trail is a classic Sedona hike with views of one of the more famous rock formations in the area.  For those into hiking it is a must do trail.  Highly ranked in most of the guide books.  Baldwin Loop Trail is an easy 3.3-mile hike that is mostly exposed to the sun.  …

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Dec 19

Do you want to build a Snowman?

M is really enjoying her dance classes, in fact we signed up to perform in the Christmas Recital and just finished that performance yesterday.  It was so much fun.  Momma and Daddy’s hearts were bursting with pride seeing our little sweetheart up there on the big stage.  It was a lot of work, extra practice …

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Dec 18

Williams: Arizona

Those looking for a little nostalgia of when things were slower, cars were cooler, and it did not get any better than cruising than look no further than Williams, Arizona.  This throwback town on old Route 66 is a fun little spot to hit on our trip out West.  It had good food at Cruiser’s …

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Dec 16

Fort Tuthill County Park: Flagstaff

After getting to spend 9 days in the Flagstaff area of Arizona the same question kept popping up.  Why can’t this be in where I live.  Fort Tuthill Country Park was one of those places.  A scenic county park with an enjoyable multi-use trail.  My cross-country team ended up using Fort Tuthill quite a bit …

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Dec 14

Cruisers Café 66: Williams, AZ

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We were going for the whole Route 66 experience while driving to Williams, Arizona to see their animal attraction called Bearizona.  The murals were nice, seeing the Grand Canyon Express up close was kind of cool, and the throwback motif of a restaurant Cruiser Café 66 was a nice feather in the cap to our …

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Dec 13

Fay Canyon Trail: Sedona

The Fay Canyon Trail offers something that many of the Sedona Hikes do not, shade.  Now shade is not something one would normally look for in hike.  Usually it is about the scenery, wildlife, payoff at the end something along those guidelines.   However, out in the Arizona sunshine having the chance to have the sun …

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