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July 2020 Tennis

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July was a hot, dry month, but we managed to get out almost every single day. I feel so blessed that this exercise is safe, available, and close by. The Community Center is currently closed with gyms being closed as our numbers of infections here in Arizona are up. This means we aren’t having to pay monthly dues and the…

Wino Tennis Player

June Tennis 2020

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Bub got a new WINO shirt, but it hasn’t hurt his game at all! Summer has come to Arizona. This morning, when we left for an 8 AM game, it was already 92 degrees! So we are playing as early as we can get a court or get out. Bub seems to be less bothered by it. Must be his…

Los Poblanos, Albuquerque

The Best Places To Stay in Albuquerque

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My friend and travel blogger, Stacey Wittig, aka UNSTOPPABLE Stacey, has brought together five travel writers who each share their favorite place to stay in Albuquerque. I was happy to share my favorite, Los Poblanos Inn. Ready for a summer road trip? You can read about the lavender fields and accommodations at Los Poblanos, along with four other great places…

Los Poblanos, ABQ,NM

Los Poblanos Historic Inn

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On our 2019 Summer road trip, we found a new favorite place! When we had stopped in Winslow at La Posada, I told innkeeper, Allen Affledt, that we enjoyed historic hotels including his other hotel in Las Vegas, New Mexico, The Plaza, and we were looking forward to visiting The Castaneda Hotel when it opened. He asked if we’d ever…

Joeann and Bub at Tennis Courts

May Tennis Amid The COVID-19 Lockdown

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Thank goodness playing tennis with the one other person you live with is not a risky activity! The weather has been delightful Arizona Spring weather and it only got really hot a few days. We played 27 days this month! We still played on the cement courts at Wilson School for the beginning of the month. Weeds grow through the…

Massage at Mandara Spa
Tennis with the Fossland's

Safe April Tennis in Spite of the Quarantine

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What crazy times! Oro Valley shut down the tennis courts at the country club, so we were happy to find there were still some open at Wilson School. Shhh…. don’t tell anyone! We seem to be the only people that know about them. Perhaps my new shoes and these funny asphalt courts will bring me some luck. Anyway, we are…

Bub wins at tennis at Bush Pasture, Salem, Oregon

Fossland March Tennis

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The weather has been somewhat rainy but nice Spring temperatures are making the sunny or partly cloudy days beautiful. Our courts are open, although everything else (except golf) at the Oro Valley Community Center has closed down. So happy we can play! Date Bub Joeann Aces Location 3/9 6 1 Oro Valley CC 3/10 6 1 Oro Valley CC 3/11…