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Photos: Arizona Trip Home

(originally from January 2008)

 

My mother and I were invited to Arizona for a week to visit my cousins Theresa and June. It was the first time I was ever out of the midwest (not counting babyhood trips), as well as my first time on a plane. I went berserk documenting it and, though I won’t share all the photos, there are some fun ones.

And, after a long and fun filled week, we headed home!

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Phoenix Airport

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Getting dropped off. Bye-bye, Theresa!

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The plane in the Phoenix airport

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Waiting at our gate

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We’re in the plane and check it out – it’s a wing! Again!

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Taking off!

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Phoenix is tiny

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Camel Back Mountain maybe? Dunno

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bye bye Phoenix

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Okay, one more coz this is cool

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A tiny town in BFE

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Snow capped!!

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Near El Paso

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random Texas

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Not sure why the water is all milky. Looks like a different planet.

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The circles are kinda weird, too

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Oh no! Back at the Dallas airport!

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Mom did not get stuck in the doors this time! What doors, you ask?

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These doors.

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Tralalalala. riding the skybus.

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It is soooo much less crowded this time!

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Waiting at our gate

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Proof people DO read those magazines!

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weird

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Bye bye Dallas!

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Clouds over Arkansas

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Clouds. That stretch all the way home. Where it is…. you guessed it. Raining.

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Hello Chris! We’re Baaa-aaaaack!

And that’s it! Yay! Now, back to Random Blogs again 😀

Fav Song of the Moment – “All Fall Down” – One Republic

Photos: Arizona Artsy

(originally from January 2008)

 

My mother and I were invited to Arizona for a week to visit my cousins Theresa and June. It was the first time I was ever out of the midwest (not counting babyhood trips), as well as my first time on a plane. I went berserk documenting it and, though I won’t share all the photos, there are some fun ones.

Just some cool photos

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At the zoo

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Just one more….

Photos: Arizona Trees

(originally from January 2008)

 

My mother and I were invited to Arizona for a week to visit my cousins Theresa and June. It was the first time I was ever out of the midwest (not counting babyhood trips), as well as my first time on a plane. I went berserk documenting it and, though I won’t share all the photos, there are some fun ones.

I have a tree fetish, and I don’t just mean the palm trees. check my Flickr and you’ll see hundreds of photos of trees. Trees are just awesome. So, here are some more.

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OMG! It’s a lemon AND an orange tree!!!!!!!!!!!

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Nice mix

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I never did get to pick an orange 😦

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More tomorrow! (yeah, I milked this!)

Photos: Arizona Cactus and Such

(originally from January 2008)

 

My mother and I were invited to Arizona for a week to visit my cousins Theresa and June. It was the first time I was ever out of the midwest (not counting babyhood trips), as well as my first time on a plane. I went berserk documenting it and, though I won’t share all the photos, there are some fun ones.

Just boring people with cactuses…or whatever the plural of that is. Cacti maybe? Hmmmm…. anyway and a few other plants…

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Cam-o-flaug-ey – ha ha!

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Plant or tree?

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Cotton!!!

More tomorrow (oh this trip will never end! Bwahahaha!)

Photos: Arizona Palm Trees

(originally from January 2008)

 

My mother and I were invited to Arizona for a week to visit my cousins Theresa and June. It was the first time I was ever out of the midwest (not counting babyhood trips), as well as my first time on a plane. I went berserk documenting it and, though I won’t share all the photos, there are some fun ones.

You knew it was coming. Okay, you should have. it’s… PALM TREES!!!

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This looks like desktop wallpaper to me

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Baby

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Date trees. I like dates. Especially when they pay. HAHAHAHAHAHA! Okay, bad joke…

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Kinda squirrely looking

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The close up!

More tomorrow! (I see you jumping for joy!)

Photos: Outside of Phoenix

(originally from January 2008)

 

My mother and I were invited to Arizona for a week to visit my cousins Theresa and June. It was the first time I was ever out of the midwest (not counting babyhood trips), as well as my first time on a plane. I went berserk documenting it and, though I won’t share all the photos, there are some fun ones.

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I’m such a weirdo, but how cool is this!?!?!?! I was close enough to Los Angeles to see a sign for it!!!!!!

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pretty

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airforce base

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Camel Back mountain

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Harvesting Roses

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Fields of roses

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The desert. You almost expect to see John Wayne, don’t’cha?

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Along the highway – so neat and tidy!

More tomorrow!!

Fav song of the moment – Cancer – Sick Puppies

Photos: Phoenix Arizona

(originally from January 2008)

 

My mother and I were invited to Arizona for a week to visit my cousins Theresa and June. It was the first time I was ever out of the midwest (not counting babyhood trips), as well as my first time on a plane. I went berserk documenting it and, though I won’t share all the photos, there are some fun ones.

These are some random photos of Phoenix. Almost all were taken from a moving car, so it’s a testament to the kodak camera. Unless labeled, I have no idea what anything is.

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The University of Phoenix

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Baseball field

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The whole world looks like Taco Bell….

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I eat bagged dinners by these guys, now! 😉

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Just a cool retaining wall

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Cheap apartments

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Even McDonlads looks like Taco Bell

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Downtown Phoenix

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I love the palm trees…. or date trees… or whatever they are

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the picket fence amused me.

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How do these people find Taco Bell!?!? Seriously, even Pizza Hut looks like it!!! LOL! 

More tomorrow (aren’t you excited?!?)

Fav song of the moment – Angel – Within Temptation

Photos: Arizona Misc Pics

(originally from January 2008)

 

My mother and I were invited to Arizona for a week to visit my cousins Theresa and June. It was the first time I was ever out of the midwest (not counting babyhood trips), as well as my first time on a plane. I went berserk documenting it and, though I won’t share all the photos, there are some fun ones.

These are just some miscellaneous pics.

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pigeon

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more pigeons

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I want that cat!!!

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They say rain in Phoenix is rare. Well, there it is :p

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El Poyo

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me making the bed

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Some of June’s ribbons from her Bulldogs and Boxers

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Mom and her friend

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there’s no grass!!!

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Just a bird

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a cool house. (everything in Phoenix looks like this. It’s like Taco Bell exploded!)

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Me workin’ on the book

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Mom and June

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Booy on vacation

More tomorrow! (Oh boy!)

LOL!

Photos: Arizona Rawhide

(originally from January 2008)

 

My mother and I were invited to Arizona for a week to visit my cousins Theresa and June. It was the first time I was ever out of the midwest (not counting babyhood trips), as well as my first time on a plane. I went berserk documenting it and, though I won’t share all the photos, there are some fun ones.

On the second day we went to see Rawhide

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Wild Horse Pass

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Rawhide

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Just a cool tree

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heading over the bride (the people in the background are not us)

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The sign

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snifty map

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if anyone wants to know what I envision when people say the wild west, or even out west or western days, this is it!

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There was some cool stuff in here

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Buggy

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the street

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inside the General Store

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awesome tree

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heh-heh. i could use some of that!

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cannons

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There’s the mission, now where’s the shootout?

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roaming goats

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Oh! There’s the shoot out!

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so we went to see the show

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Like any good western most everyone ended up dead.

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alas, we must be going back to the ranch 😉 (heh-heh)

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shame this was closed

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Okay, first we stopped for lunch and….

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June got a crown!

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No. we did not try the rattlesnake, but nice to know we could have, I guess.

More pics tomorrow! Oh boy!

fav song of the moment – Closer – Lacuna Coil

Photos: Arizona Wildlife World Zoo

(originally from January 2008)

My mother and I were invited to Arizona for a week to visit my cousins Theresa and June. It was the first time I was ever out of the midwest (not counting babyhood trips), as well as my first time on a plane. I went berserk documenting it and, though I won’t share all the photos, there are some fun ones.

On the first full day there, we were treated to a trip to the Wildlife World Zoo! It was awesome!

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The sun came out

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This is Theresa and June

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snifty map with flash reflections.

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palm trees with Christmas lights. words fail. (you will notice in future blogs that I am obsessed with palm trees)

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A Russian turtle

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Ring tailed lemur

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duckies

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Black swan

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freaking awesome carousel. Wish I had had time to get a real study of it in.

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fantastic tree!!!!

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Blurry, but he is soooooo cute!

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erm… some kind of monkey

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could have been better had I jammed the camera between the bars. Not happening. I *like* my hands.

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Baby tigers

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kissing or fighting? 😉

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TURTLES!!! I could just hear them whispering about world domination….

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What’s that old saying about leopard’s spots?

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Giraffes have black tongues!!!

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TTTTHHHHHBBBTTTTTT!

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1 camel not in a tiny car

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Zebras

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I don’t know what it is, but this photo is still one of my favorites. It even made it to the website.

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Where have all the lawn ornaments gone? To Arizona. heh-heh.

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pretty duckies. Okay, the one looks like a Satan duck. See? it has red eyes.

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A rodenty-ground-hoggy thingy.

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There was NO GLASS!! Harry Potter has been here….

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“Cute ‘n cuddly, boys.”

More pics coming

Fav song of the moment – What Have You Done Now – Within Temptation

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