As I ended my last blog post it was late February, and I was on my way to Kofa National Wildlife Refuge to gather with friends. At that time, life still seemed pretty normal. Kofa was beautiful, plants were blooming, and it was wonderful to see everyone.
At the end of January, I departed Portal, AZ and headed to Tucson. I had a long list of things I needed to do in the city – shopping, haircut, laundry, etc. I also did a couple hikes in Saguaro National Park. Saguaro NP is a real treasure right at the edge of the city with some beautiful hiking trails.
From Ajo, I head east on Hwy 86 to Tucson, which turns out to be a nice drive. There were some wildflowers in bloom along the way as well as some snow still remaining on the higher mountain peaks.
As the New Year approaches, I am still in Tucson. It has been nice to have a less hectic travel schedule. I’ve attended fiestas in the area, done some sightseeing, hiking and reading.
Thursday, November 1, I drive the 75 miles or so north to Tucson. Last year I was there only a short while. There is a lot to do in the area, and I’m looking forward to returning. Once again I camp at the Snyder Hill BLM area that is southwest of the city. Although not the most scenic place, it is conveniently located for exploring the area, and grocery stores, etc. are… Read More