Tag Archives: Rincon Mountains

Snippets of Hiking

I was on my Sunday afternoon hike, heading up the Douglas Spring trail in Tucson’s Rincon Mountains. You know, I start humming after being in nature for a few minutes. Two fleet-footed boys of 7 or 8 appear behind me. … Continue reading

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An Ordinary Day

We chose an ordinary plant for our mini-holiday tree. This morning we strolled over ¬†to our local Starbuck’s in the Tucson sunshine. I wanted scones and coffee for a holiday breakfast on an ordinary day. None of the usual suspects … Continue reading

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“The Joy of Quiet” in the desert

I keep forgetting how much I love hiking in the desert. Every new year I vow to get out there at least once a week. But I don’t. I forget. My favorite part of hiking — houses out of view, … Continue reading

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