Adventures of Brian and Dee

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Winter Camping Part II — More Cold Weather and More Interesting Characters

In early January we had our first winter camping adventure, and went on another one in early February, this time to one of our favorite spots, lovely and grand Roosevelt Lake north and east of Scottsdale, Arizona. The ride up was memorable because of the transformation of the desert, due to winter rains, since the Continue Reading

“Winter Camp” in the Desert

We wondered what it would be like to experience a tent camping adventure in winter time–well, at least winter time in the Arizona desert. So right after Christmas we headed to McDowell Mountain Park just east of Scottsdale. The first two days we were there the weather was wonderful. Warm and sunny, with highs near Continue Reading

Find what you need when you need it.

When we’re on the road, which is most of the time, we use the Internet to search for nearby points of interest and for services such as a laundromat — critical when you think about it or for a store such as guitar center nj. I use my smart phone for small easy tasks like Continue Reading

Furry and Feathered Friends

When you read the descriptions of the National Forest, Forest Service, National Parks or state park campgrounds, the verbiage goes on and on about all the different wildlife species found in the woods. Point your camera in any direction and you’ll capture big horn sheep, grizzly bears and even the elusive wolf. Personally I think Continue Reading

Rose’s Day at the Beach

On Sunday we decided to drive back down the mountain and visit the beaches near Santa Barbara. We found a great dog-friendly beach called Arroyo Burro Beach, also known as Hendry’s Beach. I always promised my Irish Setter Rose that we’d take her to a beach at the Pacific Ocean. Pesky details like the real Continue Reading