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[ Editor’s Note: Roger Naylor will be at Summit Hut, Tucson’s premiere local hiking store, Saturday, June 27, 2015 starting at 11am to sign books, answer questions and tell whoppers. 5045 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85712 (520) 325-1554] For all you carnivorous hikers out there in Arizona, this book … Continue reading
June 2015. Ms. Karen, Ms. Rosemary, and I decided to get out of the dry heat of Tucson for a while and do a little cool summer hiking near the summit of Mt. Lemmon.The summit is over 9,000′ elevation, so while Tucsonans suffer in 107 degree heat in the valley, … Continue reading
Continuing our ranking of the 10 Best Steakhouses in Tucson, Ms. Karen, Neighbor Roy, & I moseyed off to Daisy Mae’s Steakhouse near the West Campus of Pima Community College for an early Sunday dinner. I had dined at Daisy Mae’s with my mother-in-law some years ago and we had … Continue reading
One of the more popular summer hikes on Mt. Lemmon is the loop beginning and ending at the Marshall Gulch Picnic Area at the end of Sabino Canyon Park Road, the narrow paved road that runs through the village of Summerhaven. This loop sports great views of the Wilderness of … Continue reading
Few Southern Arizona residents know that we have a winter recreation area named in honor of a federal prisoner. In fact, this recreation area, including a campground beside a stream, is located on the former site of a federal prison camp in the Santa Catalina Mountains a few miles north … Continue reading
In the cold Boston winter of 1944-45, Reverent Endicott Peabody lay dying. At 87 years of age, he had lived perhaps the most productive and influential life of any American clergy. He had much to reflect upon, including 6 months as a young pastor of a little church in a … Continue reading
Are you looking for things to do in Tucson with children this summer? Good news! The Mini-Time Machine Museum of Miniatures has summer programs for kids ages 5 through 12 that keep them engaged and stimulated. The Mini offers both morning and afternoon programs that involve the kids in arts … Continue reading