I was enjoying a leisurely first cup of coffee this morning, and looking up the weather for Tucson, Arizona online. An announcement on the weather site caught my eye. The advertisement was warning folks to dress warm for the 92nd Annual Tucson Rodeo Parade this morning - it was going to be chilly out there … Continue reading Tucson Rodeo Season
Ocotillo The ocotillo Standing tall in the desert Greets the rising sun. We were introduced to the idea of dispersed camping within Big Bend NP on our prior visit to the park. At that point, we were taking what would be our final trip in our old Coleman pop-up trailer. Very nostalgic trip! We … Continue reading Big Bend: The Desert
I know. Sooner or later, it was bound to happen. At some point, I was destined to use a book title for a blog post. I just can’t help myself – I’m a librarian. It won't be the last time, I'm sure! 🙂 I recently had some friends ask me for suggestions for an RV … Continue reading The Things They Carried….
The River Through canyons, past farms Giving life to the desert Behold, Rio Grande The Rio Grande At once forgiving, And ever so nourishing A friendly border. Two poems – what a bargain! I’m not quite sure why I chose to start my three-part series about Big Bend with the river. It’s where we started … Continue reading Big Bend National Park: The River
Davis Mountains Morning The grass glows golden As the early morning light Rests on the hillside. I am sitting here gazing up at the Davis Mountains in West Texas, sipping on a hot cup of Ginger-Lemon tea, as I contemplate my next post. We are hanging out at the Davis Mountains State Park … Continue reading The Big Bend – more than just a park