If you’ve been to the Grand Canyon, you know pictures do not do it justice😳 In fact, Phil and I both laughed when we rounded the first viewpoint...it looked fake😎 • The cloudy weather and efficient shuttle system made our visit so perfect💃🏻 •Note: this picture is of a formation they call The Battleship. #incrediblecreation #awe #southrim #philmariacrosscountry #grandcanyon #grandeaur #bucketlistcheck
Really no words necessary❤️ • You just pull in on a dirt road and find your perfect spot in the forest🌲#NationalForest #quiet #incredible #starsFILLEDthesky #freecamping #boondocking #drycamping #philmariacrosscountry #Godisfun
I have more 'pepper pictures' than any one person should have🤪 Ever since Phil and I took our first trip to El Paso in 1984, I have been drawn to these roadside stands to purchase a #ristra or bag of freshly roasted peppers😎 Their entrepreneur spirits inspire me and nothing compares to the smells🌶 #zoomin and see the roasted peppers drying in the … Continue reading More peppers🌶🌶🌶
We rode the New Mexico Rail Runner Express from downtown #Albuquerque to #SantaFe for a fantastic day! I would HIGHLY recommend the train😎....it's convenient, beautiful scenery and relaxing! • All the Plaza food/beverage tours were booked so we created our own...and really found the best little places!! #greenchiliqueso #gourmetpizza #winery #brewery #chislic 💃 (check out Better With Food - Maria Barrios for those pics🤓)•Notes:• there is a 'quiet car' on … Continue reading Friends, Trains & Chili Peppers🌶️
Reality (laundry🤪) is always there! The difference when #rvliving though is it's a relaxing task💃 ...and you meet the most interesting 'friends' at the RV Park laundromat😎 • I also received MAIL📬 at the RV Park yesterday🎉....it reminded me of Church Camp @camplakodia way baaaack when!! You knew your mom (and grandmas🤣) loved you when your name was called during … Continue reading Reality (laundry🤪) ….
‘The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.’ Psalm 19:1 • #Incredible bucket list experience yesterday💃🏻 We floated for about an hour ...as high as 6,000 feet and covered ten miles☀️ Notes:•this bosque (spanish for forest) along the Rio Grande is the largest cottonwood forest in the world🌳•Mimosas can also be … Continue reading ‘The heavens declare….
We detoured off the interstate yesterday and took an Off-The-Beaten-Path through New Mexico agriculture country💃 Absolutely beautiful! Perfect Sunday drive...and my 'farm girl knowledge' came in handy when identifying crops and processes🤓 Note: When I ordered 'dirt' for my first garden in the desert and they delivered this sandy red/brown pile to our driveway...I was like … Continue reading A Perfect Sunday drive
Our 14 year stay here was the longest we lived in one community, so when we pulled into town Thursday it really did feel like we were just returning from an out-of-town vacation😎 Phil & I are so grateful for the many friends and family we have along the border💃🏻 #blessingsandblessed #menudo #pozole #memories #philmariacrosscountry
Food🌶 family😍 and friends🏌🏼♂️ in full swing💃🏻 • the heat was intense yesterday☀️ along with the TRAFFIC😳🤦🏻♀️ #forgotNotes: #zoomin on the incredible quesadillas Phil's Aunt Letty was making! #avocado #carnitas #realtortillas #philmariacrosscountry #foodbucketlistwhilehere
We made it to the ‘Sun City’😎 Lots of food, family and friends to come💃🏻#seventytwohourwhirlwind ...golf, burritos & margaritas too🏌🏼♂️🌶 • When Phil & I first moved here, I remember telling myself ’every place has its own beauty’! Now I just love desert foliage🌵 #philmariacrosscountry