A Day at the Lake

We spent yesterday at one of the local lakes with my daughter, Stephanie, her fiancé, Michael, and his kids, Rita and David. We spent a couple of hours touring the lake on The Dolly Steamboat. Well, it looks like an old double-decker paddlewheeler, but it’s powered by a modern engine.

Continue reading “A Day at the Lake”

The Apache Trail

My 30-something daughter and I took a drive up Route 88, more commonly known as The Apache Trail, which connects three of four lakes along the the Salt River; Canyon Lake, Apache Lake, and Roosevelt Lake in Arizona. I had driven this route once before, nearly 40 years ago, while looking for places to camp.

Although it is a state route or ‘highway’, most of the ‘highway’ is unpaved, with a speed limit of 25 MPH, sometimes dropping to 15 MPH for much of the 30 mile drive between Canyon Lake, the lowest lake on this stretch of ‘highway’ and Roosevelt Lake at the upper end. 

Continue reading “The Apache Trail”

Arizona Cardinals Training Camp

When my youngest son was in town last year at this time, we went to the Arizona Cardinal’s training camp. We had such a great time that we decided to do it again this year. So, we headed to Flagstaff, Arizona where they have their training camp before the beginning of the season.

Continue reading “Arizona Cardinals Training Camp”