Tag Archives: Arizona

Weekly Photo Challenge: GONE, BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

And who could forget it? A picnic in the Saguaro Desert in Tucson, Arizona, at sunset. Dear friends, dear friends of dear friends, icy margaritas, saguaro cactus all around, and a majestic spectacle we felt was put on just for … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: SIGNS

Like most of you, I’ve encountered plenty of interesting/attention getting/compelling signs in my time. But this one, marking a door in the Mini-Time Machine, the Museum of Miniatures in Tucson, Arizona, intrigued me the most! I didn’t have the nerve to … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: LETTERS

Words. I love them. I’m a writer, so they’re my stock in trade. And words are made up of letters. So I love letters too! These particular letters are well worn and time-tested. Obviously used lovingly. I found them in a … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: GEOMETRY (4)

Here we go round the prickly pear Prickly pear prickly pear Here we go round the prickly pear At five o’clock in the morning. T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land Botanical geometry, now we see ONE globe: And now there are TWO: … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: TOGETHER (2)

Who can possibly embrace a cactus? Another cactus! They look so cuddly together, don’t they? And the rest of us, if we tried it, would be picking spines out of our hides for hours! Makes me think — there’s always … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: SUN (5)

“Day” is almost done for this week’s photo challenge, and before the sun sets on this week’s  SUN here is my own personal favorite of my own sun photos. It’s a cliché, yes, but banal? Never! The sunset in its … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: INDULGE

Yeah, there are lots of ways to indulge — but my favorite ways will always involve chocolate in one form or another. Here’s a supreme example, the notorious Bars of Sin at Tucson’s Wildflower restaurant: Incredible! Worth every calorie, and then … 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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Weekly Photo Challenge – UP!

Up, up and — not exactly away, not on an escalator. Just UP. In this case to the second level of the appropriately named La Encantada Shopping Center in Tucson, Arizona. And when you’re done shopping at Tiffany, or sampling the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Mountains, 1

FOR OPENERS — my very favorite mountain picture. The Catalinas in Tucson, Arizona, in a smiling sunset mood: Other mountains, other moods to follow in due course —

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