I've made a little index page, since my Twelve Days of Christmas story was interspersed with other posts. It gave me an excuse to spend four hours learning to merge photos in Photoshop. I found it doesn't work very well unless you use a tripod when taking the photos. I don't own a tripod. But I do have a ceiling fan pull chain conveniently located directly over the table I was using to lay out the maps. Line up camera with pull chain and... close enough.
|Approximate route. Approximate because I'm trying to remember it over three months after the fact. Still, I think I got it right.|
Day One: Shopping (Blech!)
Days Two and Three: Floods and Astronomical Phenomena at Chiricahua N. P. and Mount Graham
Fooling Mother Nature.
Day Four: Desert Rain Cafe and Kofa National Wildlife Refuge
Making some tracks.
Day Five: Route 66
Unexpected traffic in an unexpected place.
Day Six: Lake Mead, Valley of Fire
Day Six: Vegas and Shining Stars of Another Kind - Christmas Dinner
Spending a week's pay on dinner.
Day Seven: Arrival - Death Valley
The other end of the dining spectrum.
Day Eight: Death Valley Blitz
We've got just one day, but half the roads are closed, anyway.
Day Nine: Headed Home
Mother Nature gets the last laugh.
Day Ten: Happy New Year!
Day Eleven: Kitt Peak Consolation Prize
Original Day Twelve plans snowed out.
Day Twelve: Ducati Epilogue!
I knew this was gonna be fun, but holy lean angle, people.
Well then. I guess it's about time I start my second "What I Did Last Summer" series.