Vermillion Cliffs

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Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument

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  On our way up to Zion National Park, we stopped by the Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument. Unfortunately, it’s not possible to hike up to the crater, but we hiked some of the trails below the volcano.

Friday Fitness Hike

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  Today’s hike was a short one, just 6.5 miles in a loop comprising the Shallmo Wash, Pemberton, Scenic, Cinch, and Escondido Trails. Hiking on the Pemberton Trail: Bob, Bill, Marilyn, and Linda: Saguaros on the Scenic Trail: Senna flowers:

Sunday Hike

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Marie took these photos:

Friday Fitness Hike

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Bob and I hiked in the Tom’s Thumb area on Friday. We hiked perhaps 7 miles with a total ascent of 2500 feet. View from parking lot just before 6:00am: We hiked the Marcus Landslide Trail to the Feldspar Trail and … Continued

Saguaro Blooms Walk

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Whenever I visit the North Trail, this cardinal or one like him attacks the mirrors on either my vehicle or some other parked at the trailhead lot.  When I last visited, it was attacking the mirrors of a Sheriff’s vehicle. In … Continued


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Damascene Plate

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  This is a hand-crafted plate from Toledo, Spain.  Skilled craftsman hammer gold and silver wires into designs and inlay these metals into the oxidized steel backing piece.

SMR / Trigger Point Therapy Balls

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From left to right are the Pro-Tec Orb, the (original) MobilityWOD SuperNova, and the RumbleRoller Beastie.   Here’s a photo of the MobilityWod SuperNova by itself. I took the above photos for a post about the MobilityWod SuperNova over at … Continued

Fountain Hills Botanical Garden

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On Saturday, Marilyn and I walked the trails in the Fountain Hills Botanical Garden.  

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