Monthly Archives: March 2011

Friends of the Ditch

I’m married to a brilliant man. Why do I say that, you ask? Well, today we joined other residents of Desert Trails RV Park in cleaning two miles of roadside and while LeRoy took pictures, he refrained from taking any … Continue reading

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Survival of…the fittest?

Well, I’m not so sure how fit we are but we survived a good hike yesterday in the Saguaro National Park. We checked in at the visitor’s center first. Back in New Mexico at White Sands, we bought a Senior … Continue reading

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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

What is a desert? Technically, it is a┬ádry, often sandy region of little rainfall, extreme temperatures, and sparse vegetation. Look around here in Arizona. You’ll see lots of varieties of cactus, very little grass and even less water. Remember the … Continue reading

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Cool!

We’ve had rain this evening! How cool is that? Granted, it was only about a tenth of an inch, but it was measurable and it was RAIN! Another cool incident happened Sunday morning at church. We ran into new friends … Continue reading

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Arizona cacti

Until now probably the most cacti I’ve ever seen in one place was in the backyard of the house where LeRoy grew up. LeRoy’s grandmother was a homesteader in the Cherokee Outlet and when she moved to town in 1942, … Continue reading

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Tubac trip

While we were in Mountain View RV park at Huachuca City we met a couple from Beatrice, NE, Ron and Carol Young. Having grown up in northern Kansas, I felt a kinship to them right away. It’s not often we … Continue reading

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Food

I was talking to a woman this morning about restaurants in the Tucson area. She said they don’t eat out much (??) but gave me the names of a dozen or so places they’ve eaten since they got here. It … Continue reading

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