Heavy Kettlebells

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Power Systems had a sale last week.  I got a 48kg (106lb) gold colored competition style kettlebell for 50% off with free shipping.  A couple of days later, they had a 70% off sale with free shipping, so I got … Continued

Friday Fitness Hike

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Friday’s hike met at the Tom’s Thumb Trailhead, where we hiked the Marcus Landslide Trail.  The hike started off rainy, but cleared after perhaps twenty minutes or so. Amy composed this group photo, which I shot from my tripod.  From … Continued

Marie’s Fisher Tower Photos

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Marie took these photos while hiking at Fisher Towers in early June. Marie’s self portrait: Marilyn: Kevin, a long way off and high up!

Tiger

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Marilyn let Tiger spend a few minutes in the back yard today…    

Gandalf is Grouchy

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A little less grouchy here… The reason he was grouchy was because Big Tom came and challenged him for his favorite sleeping spot on the wall. I shot these with the Sigma 50-500mm lens.  I’m liking this lens better now. … Continued

Saguaro on the Fountain Overlook Trail

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Another photo from Thursday evening…

Friday Fitness Hike

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Friday’s hike started at the horse staging area near the entrance to the park.  I took this photo of the sunrise while we waited for everyone to arrive. We walked across the road to the competitive track parking area and … Continued

Horny Toad

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We saw this little critter on our hike today.  The end of my lens was six to eight inches away from him when I got this shot.  Being a 24mm lens, however, I still needed to crop away a lot … Continued

The Fountain at Night

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The Fountain Hills Fountain just after 8pm… 2017-04-10 update: When I revisited this photo, I felt that the sky (and nearly all of the darker tones) were far too blue. I did another edit which is not as blue. This … Continued

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