Monthly Archives: November 2012

Monument Valley

Longtime followers of this blog know that I love walking where film productions have trodden before me. Monument Valley is Nature’s ultimate soundstage. It appeared in scores of westerns back in the genre’s heyday (Stagecoach, The Searchers, Once Upon a Time … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie

Moab’s Pumpkin Chuckin festival isn’t just about orange projectiles. There’s also seed spitting, a costume contest, arts and crafts, music, wiener dog races, and… the pumpkin pie eating contest. Karen was one of the first to sign up. Did she … Continue reading

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It’s Pumpkin Chuckin’ Season

Fall is Karen’s favorite season, and pumpkins are her favorite autumnal decoration, so it’s no surprise that this poster caught her eye. How could we not attend the Pumpkin Chuckin festival, held outside Moab on a former airport runway? As … Continue reading

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Navajo Taco #2 (for real this time)

No more Mexican pizzas. No more technicalities. Karen gets one more Navajo Taco on this trip… and it’s a good one. Never fear, Ken got his share of naughty food. No one went to bed hungry tonight.

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Navajo Taco #2- er, 1.5

Along the dusty road to Monument Valley, Karen continues her quest for the perfect Navajo Taco. Or is it my quest?!      

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Hoodoos? We do!

Bryce Canyon National Park is all about the hoodoos- those colorful, spiny towers of eroded rock. Those (like us) hiking beyond the drive-up overlooks can earn a snazzy “I Hiked the Hoodoos” pin by photographing themselves at hoodoo checkpoints. We … Continue reading

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November 2012 – Photos of the Day

November 2012’s Photos of the Day will be archived here.

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