Wordless Wednesday #26 | Gulf fritillary on lantana flowers

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If you enjoy this photograph, you can purchase a print of it through our Zazzle store, where you can order prints of our other photographs as well. A card version and postcard version of the this photograph are also available. … Read More

Wordless Wednesday #25 | Vermilion Flycatcher

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Vermilion Flycatcher are members of the tyrant flycatcher family which is the largest family of birds with over 400 species. Vermilion Flycatchers are unique to the family because most are a drab brown color and these guys are bring red/pink. … Read More

Wordless Wednesday #23 | Female House Sparrow in a Saguaro

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This week’s Wordless Wednesday photograph is of a Female House Sparrow nesting in a Saguaro. House Sparrows are usually very flighty and don’t stay still long enough for us to take great pictures of so this was a pleasant surprise. … Read More

Woof Trekking Dispatch #12: Madera Canyon, Santa Rita Mountains, September 2016

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A couple weeks ago, we decided to go on a spontaneous Woof Trek. We hadn’t gone Woof Trekking for several months and everyone was ready to hit the road. We hopped in the car and traveled across the valley to Madera Canyon. Madera Canyon … Read More

Review: The True Meaning of Smekday

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A couple of years ago, we attended the Tucson Festival of Books and we attended a panel where Adam Rex was a speaker. The panel was called “i-Illustrate: Art, Technology and Picture Books” in which panelists discussed utilizing Photoshop and other … Read More

Living in the Southwest: Torch Cactus

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If it’s spring in Tucson, you will almost certainly stumble upon Torch Cacti. They sport some of the most beautiful flowers in the Sonoran Desert. Torch Cacti are also known by their scientific name, Trichocereus hybrids. They produce very large, brightly-colored flowers that are … Read More

Living in the Southwest: While the Heat’s Away, the Animals Will Play

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Today’s post marks the start of a new series on this blog called Living in the Southwest. In this series i will be posting photos of the flora and fauna of the Sonoran Desert in Southern Arizona. This post contains referral links. … Read More

Super Delicious “El Pato” *Spicy* Shredded Chicken

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Our family loves Mexican food. Actually, we are obsessed with it. Consequently, Cinco de Mayo is one of our favorite holidays. It’s a good thing we live in the southwest… or maybe because we live in the southwest, we love Mexican … Read More

Judy Collins and the Tucson Symphony Orchestra

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Last Friday, we had the opportunity to see the lovely and ageless Judy Collins perform with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra. We waited with bated breath as the house lights dimmed, then a silver-haired beauty floated onto the stage wearing a stunning … Read More

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