Category Archives: West

Weekly Photo Challenge, 2: DOWN

Often there’s reciprocity in photos of Down: for instance, staircases, however steep, go up as well as down. But not always —- here’s a view that is strictly Down! In Tucson, looking out the upstairs bedroom window down onto the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Capture: BETWEEN, 1

In Tucson, at La Encantada, the enchanted shopping plaza, there is this staircase up from the ground level to the second level. (Or, of course, down from the second level to the ground!) And it occurs to me that ALL … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Windows, 6

Not much of a window, maybe? But it’s an opening in a wall, with a removable covering, so it qualifies. There’s a fine barrel cactus and some rocks in the desert sand of the “garden” overlooked by the window, and … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Opportunity, 3, or, A Tavern in Tucson

The sign in the window says Open. That’s an invitation to come on in. But why? There’s sure nothing special looking about this tavern/restaurant in Tucson. (It pretty clearly once upon a time was a House of Pancakes.) It’s on … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Sunset

Sunset in the Sonoran Desert, Tucson, Arizona (for full effect, click to view the full size photo):

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Herding Cats — Now There’s a News Story for You!

Tired of all the hurricane warnings? Tired of standing in line for batteries and bottled water? Tired from tracking down all the stray batteries and flashlights and tunafish cans in the house? Ease up and relax for a minute and … Continue reading

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