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Something to Howl About!

It started with the hot air balloons taking off in the distance. This time of year is the peak balloon season in the desert - it just depends on the wind currents where they start. This is only about half...

“Hunting” for Wildlife

I'm having fun hiking with the AF-S Nikkor 300mm trying to hunt for wildlife. A lot of birds... But a few other critters as well.. Two Jackrabbits running away in the wash. Sometimes you take a picture that just makes...

Wandering in Sedona

I haven't posted in a while. Life has been in the way. But had a great morning walking along the Little Horse Trail in Sedona, Arizona.

It’s Warming Up… Everywhere

Summer is around the corner. It means triple degree temps are becoming the norm for us in the desert. That doesn't mean hiking less, but adjusting to being out earlier or later. I also make sure to have more water...

Messing with Sunsets

"Willy Wonka" Pose The weather is warming up in Phoenix. It's a great time for evening hikes on your favorite peak and and catch a sunset.

Grand Canyon National Park’s Centennial

2019 marks the Grand Canyon's 100th year as a National Park. Living a few hours away from the South Rim made it easy for me to "drop in" and celebrate (and still be able to do it again)! If you...

Grand Canyon Sunrise

I had a chance to visit the Grand Canyon for the sunrise this week.  It was early (we left Flagstaff before 5AM), it was cold (20 degrees F with a wind that just went through you), and it was worth...

Me, Me, Me (and a few hours in Sedona)!

I had a day off from work and I had to spend it with myself.  What is there to do when you live on the north side of Phoenix?  How about drive for about an hour and hang around Sedona...