*Snowbirds in Arizona 2009

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Tucson 09  We came for a month and stayed 2 1/2.   :>)
Tucson 09 We came for a month and stayed 2 1/2. :>)
Our first hike......Can you find two waterfalls here?
Our first hike......Can you find two waterfalls here?
Look at the tiny cactus! that is my boot next to it.
Look at the tiny cactus! that is my boot next to it.
Tucson 09....snow? yikes!
Tucson 09....snow? yikes!
Tucson sunset from Rv Park
Tucson sunset from Rv Park
We hiked this same trail last week and I managed to balance on rocks at each of 7 creek crossings and keep my feet dry. Forget it! This time, i enjoye
We hiked this same trail last week and I managed to balance on rocks at each of 7 creek crossings and keep my feet dry. Forget it! This time, i enjoye
We started the hike down there at the far end of the canyon at the edge of Tucson.
We started the hike down there at the far end of the canyon at the edge of Tucson.
Now we have reached the end of the canyon.....you can still see Tucson way out there.
Now we have reached the end of the canyon.....you can still see Tucson way out there.
Our destination.....Seven Falls....we see only 5 from here. The others are down into the canyon down below.
Our destination.....Seven Falls....we see only 5 from here. The others are down into the canyon down below.
This is a find dick picture.
This is a find dick picture.
Seven Falls....well five of the seven.
Seven Falls....well five of the seven.
Seven falls 2
Seven falls 2
Dick's favorite position on a hike. Horizontal.
Dick's favorite position on a hike. Horizontal.
At least he rests in pretty places.
At least he rests in pretty places.
The ways the rocks tilt it almost looks like the falls are crooked.
The ways the rocks tilt it almost looks like the falls are crooked.
Even in the corners of the desert we find pretty things. These were tucked into a crack near the falls.
Even in the corners of the desert we find pretty things. These were tucked into a crack near the falls.
My feet were already wet, now they were also happy.
My feet were already wet, now they were also happy.
Here the water goes down two more falls into the canyon below.
Here the water goes down two more falls into the canyon below.
Our first poppy of the spring.
Our first poppy of the spring.
Strange.....we noticed this on the way out. Could not see it coming in.
Strange.....we noticed this on the way out. Could not see it coming in.
This is how most folks crossed the creek.....all 7 times.
This is how most folks crossed the creek.....all 7 times.
Fun but.....my way was fun too! Especially on a hot day.
Fun but.....my way was fun too! Especially on a hot day.
It was hot.....i tried putting water in my hat and onto my head.
It was hot.....i tried putting water in my hat and onto my head.
It helped but not lots.
It helped but not lots.
Oh my this is better!  The end of a good hike!
Oh my this is better! The end of a good hike!
Crested saguaro.......quite unusual. A strange glump at the very top.
Crested saguaro.......quite unusual. A strange glump at the very top.
Now this one I love!
Now this one I love!
We finally connected with Wally and Sherry!
We finally connected with Wally and Sherry!
San Xavier Tucson
San Xavier Tucson
Off to another Arizona hike.....up a wash in the Tucson Mts.
Off to another Arizona hike.....up a wash in the Tucson Mts.