We met at the Tom’s Thumb Trailhead for Friday’s hike. A new hiker to our group, Marilyn, joined Bob, Amy, Janet, and me for a hike up to Tom’s Thumb. Below is a view of Tom’s Thumb and the surrounding … Continued
We hiked the Scenic Trail for last Friday’s hike. When we were done with the Scenic Trail, Marilyn, Linda, Nancy, Janet, and I hiked another five miles, visiting the Tortoise enclosure and the wreck of the old Chevy along the … Continued
Friday’s Hike started at the Wagner Trailhead. We hiked Wagner to Granite, Granite to the Bluff Trail Wash, the wash to Pemberton, Pemberton to Delsie, Delsie back to Granite, Granite to Wagner, and Wagner to the Trailhead. Total distance was … Continued
Bob, the Frog is another creation of sculptor Randy Hand. It was donated by the Rotary Club of Fountain Hills, Randy & Mary Hand, Mary & Joe Cavinato, Jackie & Jerry Miles, Mardelle Willson, and by The Sunridge Foundation.
Sculptor Randy Hand created this piece, titled George, the Tortoise. It’s located near the playground in the Fountain Park. The plaques affixed to a nearby wall show an impressive number of donors, many of whom are grandparents honoring their grandchildren.
This sculpture of an eagle, by Doug Hyde, is titled America. It was donated to the town of Fountain HIlls in 2012 by Jean and Rolland Lorenz.
Jason Napier created this sculpture, titled Precious Cargo, of a large cat carrying one of her kittens. It was donated in 2001 in memory of Corinne Miles by Jackie and Jerry Miles. I had tried photographing this sculpture on at … Continued
Friday’s hike was somewhat over seven miles. We hiked the North Trail, the Chuparosa Trail, and part of the Pemberton (out to Cedar Tank). One of the things we noticed on this hike is that we’re starting to see fall … Continued
I took these photos in June during our visit to the Moab area. The towers in the first few photos (and some of the later ones too) are the Courthouse Towers. I photographed them while walking the Park Avenue wash … Continued