A beautiful desert drive

After two weeks of flu sickness in our house, Kent and I  decided to take a drive to the desert. Kent found a pretty remote dirt road and we drove on it for about 4 hours.


Later on we stopped and got another shot of the “road.”


It was so nice to slow down(we had to because the road was dirt!) and really look at the desert as we drove by. We saw lots of cacti and bushes etc. Here is one of the larger Saguaro( pronounced Sue wa row) cactus. They are beautiful and sometimes huge like this.To give you prespective…I am only five feet five inches tall. I look very short next to this one. Hah!


We saw desert quail but not really a lot of animals. We kept a look out for the wild burros that we know are in this part of the desert. We saw signs they had been there but no burros today. Here it shows you that we were really on the Primitive roads. Hah!


It was such a pretty day for a drive too.We drove up a mountain and climbed over 3,000 feet. It was a bit difficult on our little car but it made it.  Here is one of the scenes of the valley we got to see.


The weather here in Phoenix was very cold last week. It was freezing temperatures for 4 days and nights. So much of the vegetation in the city has been hit hard. One of my coworkers was kind enough to cover my flowers.   Here they are all tucked in for the night.


I was still sick in bed when the freeze happened. I am very grateful as the flowers survived! Praise the Lord. Kent and I are still recovering from this bad flu bug that caught up with us. But after being that sick, it sure makes you appreciate all you have been blessed with. So enjoy your good health.

Love, Jan for the Roaming Reimers

One Response to “A beautiful desert drive”

  1. Rachel Says:

    You couldn’t have said it any better! The only good thing about being sick is getting well and being thankful for health again! Plus you were able to visit God’s beautiful desert in all it’s glory! Good for you!


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