Arizona 2008

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Welcome to Arizona, land of rocks. Didn't take a picture of the sand.
Welcome to Arizona, land of rocks. Didn't take a picture of the sand.
We found our dream house!! And we might even be able to afford it!
We found our dream house!! And we might even be able to afford it!
One of our first jaunts was Coronado National Monument. Learned all about him......this is the road going up to the top....it made Mt. Evans road a snap!!
One of our first jaunts was Coronado National Monument. Learned all about him......this is the road going up to the top....it made Mt. Evans road a snap!!
Here is Dick on top.....overlooking Mexico. Lots of nothing. Ah, but we saw lots of Border Patrol on top [with high powered rifles] and on horseback along the way. Impressive.
Here is Dick on top.....overlooking Mexico. Lots of nothing. Ah, but we saw lots of Border Patrol on top [with high powered rifles] and on horseback along the way. Impressive.
Just pretty cactus fruit.
Just pretty cactus fruit.
Kartchner Caverns......they advertise that they are one of top 10 in the world..........nay....nice but......
Kartchner Caverns......they advertise that they are one of top 10 in the world..........nay....nice but......
Tucson sunset from the rig.
Tucson sunset from the rig.
Rock man! One of our jobs while in Tucson is to cut and sort rocks.....and play pickle ball!
Rock man! One of our jobs while in Tucson is to cut and sort rocks.....and play pickle ball!
Tucson means saguaro cactus......big and fun. This is just a basic one.
Tucson means saguaro cactus......big and fun. This is just a basic one.
Look at the two little whatevers at the tippy top of this one.
Look at the two little whatevers at the tippy top of this one.
This one has lots of arms.
This one has lots of arms.
And this one is huge!
And this one is huge!
Look how big compared to Dick. It must be very old. The cactus, not Dick.
Look how big compared to Dick. It must be very old. The cactus, not Dick.
And the little parts of some of the cactus are so cute.
And the little parts of some of the cactus are so cute.
All kinds of little guys attached.
All kinds of little guys attached.
Just fun.
Just fun.
As intriguing as alligator cypress tree bark.
As intriguing as alligator cypress tree bark.
The best! Heehhehehe.
The best! Heehhehehe.
Heheheee....another funny.
Heheheee....another funny.
A whole family of them.
A whole family of them.
Now this cholla cactus looks fuzzy.....not!
Now this cholla cactus looks fuzzy.....not!
Madera Canyon hike......we can see Tucson wayyyyyyy out there. Look, the line in the middle is a Tucson street not far from where we left the trailer. Wild.
Madera Canyon hike......we can see Tucson wayyyyyyy out there. Look, the line in the middle is a Tucson street not far from where we left the trailer. Wild.
This is looking down......see the little red dots? That is where the car is parked......2000 ft down.
This is looking down......see the little red dots? That is where the car is parked......2000 ft down.
Dick remembers hiking to the top of that mt.......when he was 12!
Dick remembers hiking to the top of that mt.......when he was 12!
We didn't try the mt top.....maybe we should have! Instead we found.......snow!
We didn't try the mt top.....maybe we should have! Instead we found.......snow!
Even cactus in the snow.
Even cactus in the snow.
Yep, we crunched all across that slope of snow you see.......grrrrrrrrr.
Yep, we crunched all across that slope of snow you see.......grrrrrrrrr.
Another Tucson sunset
Another Tucson sunset
The morning sun reflecting off the mountains over camp. Catalina State Park, Tucson.
The morning sun reflecting off the mountains over camp. Catalina State Park, Tucson.
All the water running.....wow! It won't be there next month.
All the water running.....wow! It won't be there next month.