Highway to Hoeftland

An Adventure Blog

It was 115F degrees outside on a clear June summer afternoon. The hot sun beat down on us as we drove along the dry, dusty, and mostly uninhabited desert road towards Oatman, Arizona. My husband, Mike, and I were headed on a mini road trip, intent on seeing the famous historic Gold Mine Ghost Town, …

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Boulder, just twenty-eight miles northwest of Denver, Colorado, started appearing on our radar after we noticed the remarkable amount of accolades the city receives year after year. After we began researching Boulder online we got so excited about what we were learning that we started dreaming of moving there. Could Boulder really be that special, …

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We haven’t been on any big, new trips recently, but we have a good solution for that: local exploration. Here are some pictures I took from around town this last weekend. I hope you like them! The Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve For more information about the Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, here is their website. Lake …

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Living in constant sunshine, a dry desert climate, and blue skies most days of the year does something strange to my husband Mike, and me after a while. We actually start to seek out a few clouds with a bit of rain to wash away the arid dust of the desert, and even, at times, …

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