Category: Arizona

Wildflowers

I haven’t sat down long enough to post a blog in quite a while.  But it doesn’t mean that I don’t have a ton of stuff to write about.  On the contrary, I have only been home long enough to do laundry, switch bags, and…

2/27/2016: Driving Backroads to Phoenix

The drive from Central California to Phoenix is usually 9 hours without traffic.  And, stuck behind a truck or 5 cars behind the driver passing each turnout, it can be a test of will power. Years ago, I started adding some backroads into the…

2/29/2016: Hiking Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area

This has to be one of my all time favorite hikes. My mom said she had a fun hike for me in Cave Creek, Arizona at the Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area.  We got an early start on a beautiful winter morning (spring conditions…