Don on March 10th, 2013

Sunday: (03/10) Lou and I did a little shopping run after breakfast. Lou settled in for a a day at home. I headed out after lunch to meet the Tucson Hiking Meetup Group to hike the Ventana Trail to Maiden Pools. After the heavy rains and hail of the past couple of days it was […]

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Don on March 1st, 2013

Friday: (03/01) I was up real early, had my corned beef hash and eggs and walked down to the Visitor Center. Lou decided not to go on this van tour because of the description by the ranger and warnings that all had to keep up. As it turns out it would have been no problem […]

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Don on February 28th, 2013

Thursday: (02/28) Lou made corned beef hash with eggs for breakfast. I headed off in the Jeep to the trailhead on the same 21 mile loop road we took yesterday. When I arrived at the trailhead at 9am I discovered I had forgotten my phone. The phone is also my camera and GPS so I […]

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Don on February 27th, 2013

Wednesday: (02/27) Strawberry pancakes and sausage for breakfast. Lou also prepared some black bean soup for dinner in the pressure cooker while breakfast was prepared and eaten. it only required a little heat when it was dinner time. We started the day with a visit to the Visitor Center, when they were open, even. We signed up […]

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Don on February 25th, 2013

Monday: (02/25) Since it was getting dark we decided to stop short of Organ Pipe at the Painted Rock Petroglyph Site 11 miles North of Theba, Az. We settled in as it got dark. Seems like a nice place for a stopover. (GPS: 33.02167329, -113.04688125) Tuesday: (02/26) Bread and gravy for me potato and gravy […]

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Don on February 18th, 2013

Monday: (02/18) We were up and on the road fairly early. We stopped for breakfast at the Golden Corral then were on the way. We stopped in Parker for LPG and Quartzsite for meat at the market then headed on to Squaw Lake campground near Imperial Dam. This is a BLM campground by the lake […]

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Don on February 14th, 2013

Thursday:(02/14)Happy Valentines Day! We had our leftover omelet with leftover toast for breakfast. Leftovers are not a bad thing. Why work more often than you have to? We then headed down to the London Bridge and took a short walk around the channel by the bridge. Then we caught the ferry over to the Havasu […]

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Don on February 9th, 2013

Saturday: (02/09) The wind was gone but it was cloudy and we had a few sprinkles this morning. I planned to take my hike from White Dome back to camp with Lou dropping me off there but we had to wait for the clouds to clear a little. I worked on adding photos to several recent […]

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Don on February 7th, 2013

Thursday:(02/07) Peach blintzes and sausage for breakfast. My hike today was on the Pinnacles Trail. Valley Of Fire, Pinnacles Trail EveryTrail – Find the best Hiking near Henderson, Nevada It’s an unimproved poorly marked trail across the valley floor and into and through the rocks and washes. The first part looks like it follows an […]

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Wednesday: (02/06) I left Lou at home and drove out for a few short hikes. I hiked out to Mouse’s Tank, a couple of huge holes in solid rock where a wash drops down 50-60 feet. The water has washed big holes that hold quite a lot of water. The tanks were known to people […]

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