PVC at Roundhouse Resort
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... strong to send in any of the Hotshots to battle the blaze. It was only a year ago we lost all those brave souls in the Yarnell fire, so I was glad to hear they are using good common sense and not risking any lives with this one.
We played charades last night and I almost peed my pants watching Roy act out Michael Jackson and Barack Obama. (Those big ears of his helped him pull off Barack so ...
We ended the day with a great dinner at Charlie Clarks's Steak house. We ran into an old friend from work, Ron Smith, who is also up here with his family. Ron mentioned he and his family were hiking today not far from the San Juan fire that has flared up east of Show Low. Already 2,000 acres burned. So sad for the families who live in the area and for the beautiful forest in this area.
... was filled with cholla, ocotillo and blooming Saguaro cactus, changes into high desert with the big round scrub bushes before you hit Payson, AZ and are surrounded by lots of tall pine trees. We always wait till we get to the turn off for Woods Canyon Lake on the 260 to check the outside temps. It was actually a mild 95 degrees when we left Phoenix and less than three hours later it was a wonderful 81 degrees! Yes! ...
... it's usually dilapidated Indian housing and commerce. Where there is life, there is poverty. One such place I ride through is Zuni, on the Zuni Indian Reservation. It's a dusty, barren town that reminds me of the isolation of so many Indian reservations. I follow NM-53 west toward the state border, where it becomes AZ-61 when we enter Arizona. As I cross the state line, it is immediately obvious the roads are far better maintained in ...
Much cooler today, in the mid 80's and overcast
It only sprinkled when I was filling up the car.
Salt River Canyon is spectacular but requires driver concentration. I am glad it was a short day.
Tomorrow, I am aiming for Cortez, CO. for the weekend
Today's lunch was forgetable ...
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