Tag Archives: Tucson

Weekly Photo Challenge: ROOM

Sometimes the problem is one of room. After all, there were plenty of houses available here in this prime Tucson location: But, as you can see, these Greek statues simply needed too much square footage. They needed so much, in … 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, 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, 3

Peep through the windows of this elegant patisserie — The chef, the customer and her child, the old saleswoman:  it’s such a charming scene, it could be out of another era — Shall we go in? But that would be … 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 – 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: SKY IV

My very favorite sunset of all, April in Tucson, Arizona:

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Sky III

I see the moon and the moon sees me. The moon sees somebody I want to see. God bless the moon and God bless me, And God bless the somebody I want to see. Children’s rhyme, author Unknown

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Weekly Photo Challenge: SKY II

“The clouds above us join and separate, The breeze in the courtyard leaves and returns. Life is like that, so why not relax? Who can stop us from celebrating?” — Lu Yu

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