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Jan 17, 2009 - Missile and Church

Our first stop of the day was at the Titan Missile Museum. The silo became operational in 1963 and was deactivated in 1982 as part of President Reagan's policy (announced in 1981) of decommissioning the Titan II missiles. All operational Titan II silos throughout the country were demolished except this one near Green Valley which is now a National Historic Landmark. The Titan II was the largest operational land based nuclear missile ever used by the United States. The missile had one W53 warhead with a yield of 9 Megatons (9,000...

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Oct 18, 2008 - Green Valley, AZ

Arrived in Green Valley on Thursday, Oct 16 to continue our quest for the "perfect" place. The housing market here is very confusing. New houses are selling for a lot less than existing houses. There are loads of existing houses. Hmmh! We are enjoying the great weather and the RV park has a pool and hot tub. We are meeting friends for breakfast at Coach's Sports Bar. You have got to see it to understand.

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Alaska 2008

Feb 12, 2008 - More Cousins

Continued visiting relatives seeing Charlie's cousin Trisha and her husband Brian Ascherin south of Tucson in Green Valley, AZ. Last time we had visited them was about 13 years ago when they lived in Utah. We continue to find this project of locating and visiting cousins very enjoyable. Oh yes, found some more trivia for you. On Interstate 95 south from Tucson to the Mexican border all the highway informational signs have distance displayed in "kilometers". This is the only area in the US that has this feature

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Westward Ho

Feb 4, 2008 - Green Valley, AZ

On Thursday, we drove from Las Cruces, NM to Green Valley, AZ … an uneventful but easy 75mph, 4+ hour stretch. Thursday evening, we visited with Bruce's dad, Paul and Paul's wife, Jan - we had a nice home-cooked meal - first home-cooked meal (outside of the ones we make ourselves in the RV) since we left Bruce's mom's house in Ohio ... many thanks to the cooks!! Friday morning, we ran on the Juan Batista De Anza Trail; in the afternoon, we browsed the shops in Tubac; in the evening, we ate at Dad and Jan’s favorite Mexican restaurant,...

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Nov 8, 2007 - How Green Is My Valley, Arizona

Green Valley has only been developed over the last few years - seemingly a bunch of roads and accommodations joining up golf courses. The highway even has lanes marked out and the supermarket has parking lots especially for golf carts. The Wyndham resort was like a collection of fully fitted and functional show-home apartments. The strange thing was that, when we arrived, there were only two or three other guests. Apart from one night when a small herd of Wyndham management staff turned up for what was clearly their management development...

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