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A Hike to the Ghost Town of Charleston Arizona Territory

Wells Fargo Building

March 14, 2015 – Having been to many of the more accessible ghost towns, Ms. Rosemary and I (Ms. Karen) decided to hike to the remote ghost town of Charleston Arizona Territory. Led by our docent, Richard Bauer, this was a Friends of the San Pedro River “Members Only” hike, … Continue reading

A Springtime Visit To Tohono Chul Park

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March 13, 2015. There are many reasons to visit Tohono Chul Park in the Spring. They always have interesting art exhibits, such as the Mexican Folk Art Show & Sale. And amazing plants in the greenhouse you can buy for your own garden. But in the Spring, go for the … Continue reading

We Love Books about Arizona!

Singing Winds Bookstore

This article is from Ms. Karen, on the eve of the Tucson Festival of Books 2015,  March 14th & 15th. We love books about Arizona and its quirky little bookstores. I am not talking about the Amazons and Barnes and Nobles of the world. I am talking about bookstores that … Continue reading

Hiking Sweetwater Preserve

Wendy Rich Dogs On Trail

Sweetwater Preserve is mountain bike, horse, hiker and dog friendly. On the weekends all of the above come out to play. It is one of Pima County’s newest aquisitions, a 700+ acre preserve located on the East side of the Tucson Mountains. Be prepared to share. It is a popular for mountain … Continue reading

Things No One Tells You Before You Move to Tucson

Sonoran Gopher Snake

Ms. Karen here. There is no doubt in my mind, Arizona is one of the more spectacularly beautiful states in the Union. And I have been to all of them but Alaska. Most states have their unique beauty, but most are not spectacular places where you just say “WOW!”. Because … Continue reading