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Snow Day

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snow day in flagstaff (5)

Since we didn’t get to see a speck of snow over the holidays, we headed to Flagstaff for a couple of days hoping to get in a few runs skiing and snowboarding. The skiing conditions weren’t great, so instead we took the off beaten path and made a day of hiking and playing in the snow. Here were a few highlights…

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These dogs make me so happy. If our igloo had been better furnished, we could have sat there all day watching the beagles running around.

snow day in flagstaff

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Superstition Church in Arizona

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We made a trip out to Canyon Lake in late summer and passed by this breathtaking scene outside of Goldfield, Arizona, near the Superstition Mountain Museum.

Superstition Church - texas farmers daughterElvis Memorial Chapel

Superstition Church AZ  - texas farmers daughterThe sky was incredible and we just couldn’t stop snapping pictures. The shadows on the Superstition Mountains were haunting.

Superstition Church - texas farmers daughterSuperstition Church - texas farmers daughterSteeple with clouds opening up - texas farmers daughter Since the chapel is near the Lost Dutchman Mine from the 1800s, I was hoping it would have some poetic history about miners and cowboy church or something like that.

Not so much.

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Bull Run USA – Cave Creek, AZ

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Cows grazing during the Running of the Bulls USAAdrenaline junkies from across the Southwest ventured to Cave Creek, Arizona this past weekend to test their speed and bull-dodging abilities in the Running of the Bulls USA, the fourth bull run in the states.

Running of the Bulls USA in cave creekWhile the bulls weren’t quite the size you’d expect to see in Pamplona, they were good sports and showed the runners a good time.

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