Beaches, Lighthouses and Seafood: The Southern Oregon Coast Part 2

Wow, there is so much to see along the Oregon coast.  The state of Oregon has kept the entire coastline public.  No one can own any of it and if you have a business near it, you cannot restrict access.  The result is pristine natural coastlines.  Knowing Jennifer, she wanted to see it all, but … Continue reading Beaches, Lighthouses and Seafood: The Southern Oregon Coast Part 2

Beaches, Lighthouses and Dunes: The Southern Oregon Coast Part 1

We arrived at North Bend, Oregon a day earlier than we originally planned.  We have spent about a week here exploring up and down the Oregon coast and doing our best to view some of what it has to offer.  The temperatures were a very comfortable high 60s in the day and perfect sleeping temps … Continue reading Beaches, Lighthouses and Dunes: The Southern Oregon Coast Part 1

Sabino Canyon- A Tucson Gem

The Santa Catalina Mountains on the north edge of Tucson provide the beauty and depth of perspective that frames the city.  They are both rugged and serene, lush and barren, and host to 5 separate ecosystem.  They are also host to magnificent canyons.  The most spectacular and popular of these is Sabino Canyon.  A gem of … Continue reading Sabino Canyon- A Tucson Gem

Back on the Trail – Finally

These last two months of moving in and getting settled in our house has wrecked havoc on our leisure activities.  Golfing, hiking, exploring and date nights were shelved for unpacking, sorting, hanging pictures, construction and installs.   Feeling completely exasperated with the sense of being held prisoner in our own home, we made a breakout escape … Continue reading Back on the Trail – Finally

Hiking, Theater, Playing Golf, and Lunar activities

It has been a busy week here in Tucson.  Besides our usual weekly trips to check on the progress of the house, daily walks, happy hours, and just sitting out enjoying the weather, we did manage to accomplish a couple of our favorite activities. The week started out with a great hike in Saguaro National … Continue reading Hiking, Theater, Playing Golf, and Lunar activities