Superstars of the desert – the Saguaro flowers

My wish of seeing the Saguaro blooms has been granted, even though with Steve’s situation it’s under less-than-desirable circumstances.  But we’re enjoying this opportunity as our consolation for being in Tucson this time of the year.  The best way to view the white Saguaro bouquets was to revisit Saguaro National Park. Driving there was also a step forward for Steve, as it was his first […]

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The long road to recovery – Tucson, AZ

First off, a big THANK YOU to everyone, family and friends who have reached out to us, left supporting comments, sent texts and private messages extending warm thoughts and virtual hugs for Steve.  We continue to feel the positive vibes from prayers sent our way and we couldn’t ask for more. Just when my stress level was at an all-time high […]

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An unexpected extended stay – Tucson, AZ

We are continuing to enjoy a pleasant springtime in Tucson.  We’ve been wandering through the desert daily as early as possible to avoid the unbearable daytime heat – wow, the sun is hot down here! During those wanderings we’ve been able to view the progress of the desert flora blooming on a daily basis.  This is our first spring here, and we’ve been enthralled by the various […]

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A rendezvous in the desert – Tucson, AZ

Humming Bird

So here we remain, at our “winter headquarters” for this year – Tucson.  The population of over a half million seems to be spread out enough that it usually doesn’t feel too overcrowded, although we do try hard to avoid commute hour traffic when possible. We love that this city is ringed by mountain ranges offering endless hiking opportunities, especially when combined with the […]

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