In addition to our UK trip, we had some other adventures… We took a day trip to the Mogollon Rim, which forms the southern boundary of the Colorado Plateau in Arizona. It consists of cliffs of limestone and sandstone, canyons, and great views. We found camping spots we can’t wait to return to.
After arriving in St. Andrews, we took day trips with Jen to explore other parts of Scotland. Although we had ambitious aspirations, each time we found so many things of interest we didn’t end up getting very far afield. Our first trip was to explore the eastern Angus lowlands. It began and ended in Dundee … More October Vacation Part 4 – Day Trips
Upon returning to Scotland, we made St. Andrews our home base for a week. We settled into our VRBO and were delighted to discover the St. Andrews Brewing Company was across the street from us. We immediately checked out the Old Course. Ted learned how to go about getting on the course as a lone … More October Vacation Part 3 – St. Andrews
This was, for me, a return after forty years to a place that is beyond precious to me – and a chance to share it with Ted. We drove from Edinburgh to Keswick in England. Rather, Ted drove and I flinched; driving on the left takes some getting used to for both the driver and … More October Vacation Part 2 – The Lake District
This is the first of four blog posts about our trip to Scotland with a side trip to England’s Lake District. We arrived in Edinburgh and checked into our VRBO with a view of the Castle. It was on the edge of the Grassmarket plaza and close to the Royal Mile. We did a lot … More October Vacation Part 1 – Edinburgh
August in Prescott had a slow pace for us and we enjoyed hanging around the house and garden. There were a couple events in the neighborhood, but mostly we lay low.
July was a mellow month. For the first time we had uninterrupted weeks in between trips or guests. Not that we don’t love both, but it was luxurious to just sit back and enjoy life.