Imperial National Wildlife Refuge

Imperial National Wildlife Refuge

Tonight I was thinking back to a vacation I took in 2010.  During that trip I spent some time with my parents in Yuma.  One day we took off and wandered around.  We stumbled across the Imperial National Wildlife Refuge. Continue reading Imperial National Wildlife Refuge

December 29th – Yuma to Disneyland

I hit the road just after 6am and as expected I made a stop by Starbucks as soon as I could.  And, around 630a (530p PST) I crossed into California.  It’s so easy to forget how close my parents live Continue reading December 29th – Yuma to Disneyland

December 28th – Last Day in Yuma

It was my last day in Yuma and we started it with a trip to our favorite bakery, Goldsborrow.  We then ventured to downtown Yuma because Dad had found me some antique radios to purchase or my collection.  They were Continue reading December 28th – Last Day in Yuma

December 27th – Shooting

The plan for the day was to get rid of as many of the steel-cased shells I could.  I accidentally bought them for my 9mm before I realized I couldn’t use them at any of the indoor ranges in Washington.  Continue reading December 27th – Shooting

December 26th – Martinez Lake, Imperial National Wildlife Refuge, Yuma Proving Grounds, and Clouds Museum

The 26th was a busy day of adventure. We started out by driving to Martinez Lake and the Imperial National Wildlife Refuge (INWR).  INWR actually has an interesting visitor’s center considering its out in the middle of nowhere.  We were Continue reading December 26th – Martinez Lake, Imperial National Wildlife Refuge, Yuma Proving Grounds, and Clouds Museum

December 22nd to 25th – Christmas

The days leading up to Christmas were probably the most boring of my trip.  I don’t mean to dis my parents, but geez it was like coming off a high. Mom and I got back from Phoenix in time to Continue reading December 22nd to 25th – Christmas

December 20th to 21st – Grand Canyon

Mom and I got an early start so we could get packed and organized for our road trip to the Grand Canyon. We hit Lake Havasu around mid day, so we stopped for lunch and I seriously needed a mani/pedi.  Continue reading December 20th to 21st – Grand Canyon

December 19th – Belizean Fest and Photo Show

Mom & Dad, Betty & Kenny, Billy & Maryann, Betty & Dennis, Ralph & Lois, and Patty & Bill are all troopers.  Not only did they endure my Belizean fest (more on that later), but they endured a 45 minute Continue reading December 19th – Belizean Fest and Photo Show

December 17th – Visiting the Yuma Peeps

Just a regular day in the Yuma retired life.  We hit Best Buy for some Christmas shopping…yikes…too busy.  And, then went to Brown Bag Burgers for lunch…yummy!  The food in Belize was good, but there is nothing like a regular Continue reading December 17th – Visiting the Yuma Peeps

December 16th – My First Full Day Back

My first wake up back in the United States.  It came way too early due to the horrible hotel I was staying in, so I found a movie to watch.  Around 7am I finally got out of bed and got Continue reading December 16th – My First Full Day Back