This past winter in Tucson was disappointingly mild. Certainly every winter in Tucson is mild by most measures, and not a winter at all for Minnesotans. But usually there are some respectable hard freezes and last winter it even snowed. … Continue readingSweetwater March
Last weekend I drove west over Gates Pass in the Tucson Mountains in the hope of finding an interesting location to photograph the sunset. Actually, it would be more accurate to say that I was interested in photographing at sunset … Continue readingPeeks at Tower Peak
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
Story Last month I decided to explore the Painted Hill Trail in Tucson, Arizona, and take some pictures. It is only a couple miles from my house, but was new to me. It is a recently-developed trail and loops over and around some small hills … Continue readingSurrounded!
My wife and I set out for Tumamoc Hill to watch the annual fireworks show over Sentinel Peak, locally known as “A” Mountain, near our home in Tucson, Arizona. I had envisioned something like the picture below, plus fireworks: But Tumamoc Hill was closed for … Continue readingFireworks…and a Fire!