I just got a text from a friend who's waiting for a connecting flight at Sky Harbor Airport here in Phoenix. The flight he's waiting for is -- I'm not kidding -- the 3:10 to Yuma. Even though I've never read the short story nor seen either of the film adaptions, the reference wasn't lost… Continue reading 3:10 to Yuma: Does someone at American Airlines have a sense of humor?
The play on words on this Café Bustelo sign -- assuming it was intentional -- might not be so obvious if you haven't spent much time in Arizona. Gila Bend is a small town in Maricopa County, located near a bend in the Gila River, about an hour's drive from Phoenix. However, it wasn't the… Continue reading Taking a break for Café Bustelo at Gila Blend inside a casino
If it seems like Kathryn and I were in Yuma just six weeks ago, it's because Kathryn and I were in Yuma just six weeks ago. Now we're on our way back, not just as a stop this time, but as a destination. Our good friend Dan is in town for a few days on… Continue reading Only six weeks later, we’re on the road again to Yuma
After one hour and fifty minutes in line to cross the border -- and twelve minutes in California -- we're back in Arizona. We'll have a bite to eat and get back on the road shortly. Home is still about three hours away.