Belated Visit: Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

It is a three hour drive from Tucson to Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. For someone that has driven from Tucson to Vermont and back with a wife and four children under 12, that is not a long way. But it is long enough that driving out then back with a few hours to explore in between is going to take the whole day. In 26 years, I had not found that day. Until last month. … Continue readingBelated Visit: Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Photo Adventure—Ragged Top in Ironwood Forest National Monument, Arizona

A number of years ago, while driving east on I-10 towards Tucson, Arizona, I noticed a very interesting mountain off to the south and had no idea what it was or how to get there, but I thought it would make a nice photography subject. … Continue readingPhoto Adventure—Ragged Top in Ironwood Forest National Monument, Arizona