Friday Fitness Hike

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Amy, Bob, Venie, Linda, and I met at the Dixie Mine Trailhead on Friday.  We hiked the Dixie Mine Trail to the intersection with the Sonoran Trail, at which point Amy turned back. The rest of us continued on, hiking … Continued

Mushroom rock near Sven Slab

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This is very similar to another shot already posted from last Friday’s hike, except that I used only Lightroom to process this one.  The other one was processed using both Lightroom and Photoshop.

Golden Barrel Cacti

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Marie and I saw these golden barrel cacti earlier today.  

Prickly Pear Flower

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I took this photo while on a walk with Marilyn earlier today.

Friday Fitness Hike

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Last Friday’s hike started at the Tom’s Thumb Trailhead.  Seven of us hiked up to Tom’s Thumb and back.  On the way back, we visited the Sven Slab climbing area where we saw a Gila monster. A Goldeneye bush with … Continued

Friday Fitness Hike

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Friday’s hike started at the Wagner Trailhead.  We hiked Wagner to Granite; right on Granite, crossing Stoneman Wash.  Later on, somewhat before the Granite Trail intersects the Bluff Trail, we stopped at an unnamed wash which feeds into Stoneman Wash. … Continued


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Friday Fitness Hike

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Eight of us (counting Sarge) hiked the Scenic Trail in McDowell Mountain Park last Friday. When Nancy, Venie, Bob, Sarge, and I got to the Cinch Trail, we split off from the rest of the group and continued on.  We … Continued

Gandalf, MangledEar, and Minstrel

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A new ginger tomcat has come to our neighborhood.  We’ve named him MangledEar because one of his ears is seriously damaged from the fights he’s been in.  He and Gandalf are vying for Minstrel’s affections.  I’ve seen the three of … Continued

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