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RVLuckyOrWhat.com: Fun with cactus

Cholla cactus and the glowing sky at sunset in Anza-Borrego State Park near Jacumba, CA.

By Valerie C. Coffey

After spending the spring of 2016 RVing through the desert southwest, is it any surprise that I took at least 100 pictures of cactus? Doesn’t everyone take pictures of cactus? Maybe not, but perhaps it seems less nutty in light of the fact that Mitch and I were in several gorgeous state parks and national parks where cactus was in full bloom.

So with apologies to Sheldon Cooper (you know, the nerd on Big Bang Theory who does a “Fun With Flags” video series), allow me to present some amazing, informative and amusing facts about southwest cacti for the cause of cacti awareness. I bring you, Fun With Cactus.

I am by no means a cactus expert, I’m just an amateur nature enthusiast and a science writer. So I do know how to research things. And compared to Mitch, I’m a flora and fauna expert. So I’m just gonna go for it, but don’t quote me. And if you identify any mis-identifications, let me know!

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A new post from RVLuckyorWhat!

This collection is in response to the photo challenge, “Wall.”

Wall

Standing on a staircase with a pink and orange wall

Here’s a fun collection of photos of a variety of interesting…

Walls! (<click here)
we’ve seen in our seven months of travels in our 45-foot motorhome around the US!
Enjoy!
Val and Mitch

Next post:
Austin is a Gas!

All About Us: Runnin’ Down the Dream


By Valerie Coffey

THEY ARE BOTH ORANGE!
When I saw the Daily Post’s photo challenge: “Orange you glad it’s photo challenge time?” I couldn’t resist. Since August, we’ve seen many shades of orange: from the orangey-pink rocks of the Grand Canyon to fiery orange sunsets in the Florida Keys.

Here is a citrus-y collection of The Mitch & Val Roadshow’s orangest experiences in seven months of full-time RV travel around the U.S so far, in rough chronological order. Hover your mouse over each image for more information.

 
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