Category Archives: Road Trips

Arizona Birding Adventure

I had been birding for five years when my wife and I spent a week in Tucson with my parents in 1984. They liked birds, although they weren’t hard-core listers. On many of the days during that March/April trip, we … Continue reading

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Miles of Lonely

I’d made reservations for a spot in a photo blind to see Lesser Prairie-Chickens on Sunday morning. We had to be in place before dawn, which meant I had to stay overnight in Oakley, Kansas. I decided to take back … Continue reading

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Adventures on a Sunday Afternoon

I drove back roads south into Wyoming and stopped in Sheridan. In preparation for a long stretch of driving, I bought a drink at the same Qdoba where I’d bought supper the night before. Once I cleared Buffalo, about 35 … Continue reading

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To Switzerland We Go

We headed south toward the Swiss border, an hour and a half away. We drove on the autobahn, which included many stretches where drivers can go as fast as they want. This is the “no speed limit” sign. I’m not … Continue reading

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Utah Vacation—Day One

It’s been a long time since we just took off for an extended vacation. When we decided to do it this year, she couldn’t get off work until the last week of October. That was later in the season than … Continue reading

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