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Happy Thanksgiving!

Duncan, AZ to Deming, NM

This morning was another one of those early mornings. Actually, this morning was one of those REALLY early mornings. I was awake before 5:00 and was actually on the road before 6:00. If this keeps up I’m going to turn into a morning person. Then again, maybe not. Despite beingRead More…

Tears In Safford

Safford, AZ to Duncan, AZ

Despite being a night person, early mornings have become the norm recently. Like it or not, it’s a trend that I expect will continue as I work my east. The original motivation to recent early starts was to avoid some of the midday heat in the desert – although, thatRead More…

The Wicked Wind Of The East

Globe, AZ to Safford, AZ

Prognosticating is something best left to professionals. Then again, paying someone to prognosticate can be dubious at best. I mean, if those professionals could REALLY see the future they probably shouldn’t need to be paid to do so. That said, you don’t need to be a prognosticator to predict whereRead More…

Tunnel Vision

Superior, AZ to Globe, AZ

The wind was back with a vengeance today. Not AT my back. Just back. And very much NOT at my back. After enjoying a few days of unexpected (but dare I say well deserved) tailwinds, nature had corrected its course and the winds were once again coming from the east.Read More…

Simply Superior Scenery

Tempe, AZ to Superior, AZ

Today almost started the way I planned it. Almost. And it wasn’t even a complex plan. Really, it consisted of two things. Get a photo with my host, Dan. Hit the road by 9:00. Hardly earth shattering plans. At 8:30, things were looking good. In fact, I was ahead ofRead More…

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