Category Archives: Arizona

DeGrazia Gallery In the Sun

10/28/17 Saturday in Tucson, AZ It looked like we really wouldn’t be able to get parking near the Tucson Art Museum and the Center for Creative Photography, so John dropped me off at the DeGrazia Gallery In the Sun while … Continue reading

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Saguaro National Park (Tucson Mountain – West)

10/25/17 Wednesday in Tucson, AZ We were enjoying a presentation at the Visitor Center on Mountain Lions by a Volunteer Naturalist when the fire alarm went off so he continued his talk outside by the flagpole. This was a hot … Continue reading

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Mission San Xavier

10/24/17 Tuesday in Tucson, AZ We were so fortunate to arrive shortly before the 11 am guided tour, which was far more interesting than if we’d just toured on our own. This Roman Catholic Mission was founded in 1692 by … Continue reading

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Verde Valley Javalina and Biosphere 2

10/21/17 Week in Cottonwood, AZ We rested-went out to dinner twice for liver and onions then for prime rib. We read books and social media. The one exciting event was my sighting of a couple of Javelinas (collared peccaries), wild … Continue reading

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Wupatki National Monument

10/15/17 Sunday traveling from Page, AZ to Cottonwood, AZ On our way to the TT Campground Verde Valley, near Cottonwood, we stopped at one of 3 National Monuments that are north of Flagstaff. We’d seen Sunset Crater Volcano and Walnut … Continue reading

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Grand Staircase-Escalante NM, Vermilion Cliffs NM, Wahweep Marina and Glen Canyon Dam (Glen Cyn NRA)

10/13/17 Friday in Page, AZ IN UTAH: Today we ventured into the Grand Staircase-Escalante NM. It’s Escalante name refers to the Dominquez-Escalante (two Catholic priests) expedition to find an overland route from Sante Fe, NM to their mission in Montery, … Continue reading

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Horseshoe Bend (Glen Cyn NRA) and Hanging Gardens (Glen Cyn NRA)

10/12/17 Thursday in Page, AZ We hiked the ¾ mile trail to Horseshoe Bend this morning, but the shadows on the left were so deep that it looked black there. We went on to hike to Hanging Gardens, where there … Continue reading

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