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King of the Hill

With a hike to stay at Phantom Ranch this summer, it is time to start getting out there and stretch my "hiking" muscles. It helps when the weather turns 70 in January to get motivated.

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...

Wildflowers Galore

It's finally warming up in the desert! And all of the rain we've received this winter has made the desert "explode" with wildflowers. Some of these would make nice prints. Please contact me if interested. I recommend getting out there...

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...

Desert Mushroom Invasion

I never really thought I'd be writing about mushrooms living in Arizona.  But with all the rain we've had lately, they have quickly began popping up all over the desert.  And they (the "Desert Shaggy Mane") finally caught my attention....

All it Does is Rain in Phoenix!

I'll admit that isn't true, but the last few weeks it sure seems that way.  It's pouring again as I type this, but I did manage to get out before sunrise and spend a couple hours in the Desert at...