Category Archives: Local Area

Pets Can’t Be Too Careful

A couple with a sense of humor had this “pen” for their masked “pets” in front of their rig for a couple of weeks.  Even the insects at the front of the slab are safe!  There was also a toucan, … Continue reading

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The Arizona Trail

Photo purloined from the net. The Arizona Trail We had heard of it, but hadn’t really paid a lot of attention to it.  A couple of nights ago, our local PBS station played a short feature about it, and we … Continue reading

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Sonoita Winery Door

Someone posted on Facebook that they had visited overnight at a local winery, which reminded me of the many hours we have spent photographing out there.  This door is especially enticing as a subject. There are usually one or two … Continue reading

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Mountains and Trees

How fortunate we are to have this pleasant scenery just fifteen or so minutes from our house.  It makes it possible to gather up our camera equipment and dash out just to do some experimenting with our toys. I have … Continue reading

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Cows in the Meadow

Not a very productive day – photowise – but there were some good shots to be had, even from the window of the van as we bumpity-bumped along the very rough gravel road on the way to Cascabel. As it … Continue reading

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Brown Canyon Ranch

We spontaneously took our lunch out to nearby Brown Canyon Ranch this afternoon.  The golden hour light was lovely.  There are nice trails there, and they allow horseback riding on them as well as hiking.  While we were there a … Continue reading

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Wild Horse

Also in Patagonia, there is this very interesting restaurant within the same building as a smallish hotel. There are three choices for seating venues. We sat in the main enclosed area, overlooking a “patio around the pool” area that was … Continue reading

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Owl Totem

Yesterday we were about one third of the distance to Patagonia at an appointment, and in a wild and crazy moment, we did something spontaneous!  We drove the rest of the way there, AND ate lunch out. Neither of us … Continue reading

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Mantis in the Street

Tonight DH was walking home from the gym, and he spotted something black making haste to cross the street in front of him.  Upon closer inspection, it was a millipede.  How very exciting! The above picture is NOT a millipede!  … Continue reading

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Pink Hope

It is the tail end of monsoon season here in Arizona, and we are enjoying the cooler weather.  At this time of year the local photographers are out in force.  They provide a plethora of wonderful images of brilliant night skies, … Continue reading

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Pizza? Never on Monday or Tuesday

Because that’s when The Velvet Elvis is closed. I was re-strolling the streets of Patagonia a couple of days ago by scrolling through the photos that were taken on an excursion there about three years ago.  While waiting for the … Continue reading

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Artifact Tableau

This is a tableau that is displayed at the Eye Clinic.  It is way up at the ceiling so capturing it with my trusty old iPhone was a challenge. We are in the midst of changing out my poor overworked … Continue reading

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Electric Ice Cream

  Summer isn’t completely over in Arizona, so the ice cream truck is still a welcome sight. The sign says “100% Electric”, and if you look carefully, you can see a lot of electrical cords hanging down by the back … Continue reading

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Alpaca Excrement

This little guy was at the Farmers Market last week, surrounded by bags of Alpaca Fertilizer, touted to be good for everything that grows in the ground. 

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Claudia’s Hat Shop in Lowell, Arizona

  Such interesting colors!  Tomorrow I will post a close up of some of the hats that are not visible from this window scene.   Perhaps you will recall the photos I posted of the old cars https://dorrieanne.wordpress.com/2016/05/22/uphill-all-the-way/ and Indian … Continue reading

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Tenacity

Hard to believe but these quadruplets blossomed at the base of our rose tree.  DH discovered them when he went out to cut off all the deadheads from the tree yesterday. These were a complete surprise.  I had not seen … Continue reading

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A Man and a Woman

I was going to show you the second round of the chicken salad in this post, but our visit to the Cancer Clinic today provided a new, and much more exciting, target for the camera in my iPhone. You may … Continue reading

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Reaching for the Sky

  These stalks grow like this at a rapid rate.  This one is in the yard of the house across the street from our house, and I can stand at my doorway and watch its progress towards the sky.  Truly … Continue reading

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The World’s Fastest Indian

    If you are any kind of a fan of motorcycles, then you are probably aware of the Indian.  If you admire Anthony Hopkins as well, you are in for a treat if you have been fortunate enough to have been … Continue reading

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Uphill All The Way

  An afternoon’s outing to the nearby small towns of Warren and Lowell provided a lovely park to enjoy our picnic lunch (Warren), with a stop in Lowell, where there seems to be a plethora of vintage vehicles and aged-in-place buildings. The … Continue reading

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