Category Archives: Photo Walks


Mt. Lemmon

We’ve never in all our 22 years in Arizona explored much south of Phoenix beyond Casa Grande, so it was with great anticipation that we set out for a brand new destination: Mt. Lemmon, located just to the north and east of Tuscon.

I was completely unprepared to find mountains tall enough to have a ski area and pine trees so far to the south! What a delight it was to see so many beautiful new sights throughout the day.

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After a Spring-break week of mostly-stellar behavior from the kids, who cleaned every day, played outside, barely fought, and got to watch tons of Marvel movies too, I wanted to top it off with some […]

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Yesterday was Paul’s 52nd birthday! Having a birthday fall on Sunday means all sorts of good things. For Paul, it meant going to mass with his family, and getting to stay in mass the whole […]

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Meeting Ellie

Sunday afternoon, after years and years of Grandma’s tales about her best friend Ellie, we finally had a chance to meet in the flesh! Ellie and her daughter, Karin (who happens to also have been […]

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Into the Wild

All these hooligans were home from school on Presidents day. This meant that daddy, who was working from home, had a choice. He could either mount the monumental effort required to concentrate on his code […]

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Last Chance

This whole Christmas holiday break we have been just a bundle of snot and fever and coughing and moaning, and have barely left the house for much of any reason – but today was the […]

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November Holiday Walkabout

We’re big on traditions in our family, and one we love is to go on a walking adventure the day after Thanksgiving. This year we took the train down to Tempe, doodled around for a […]

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Christmas Vacation

Our two weeks off of school was plagued with a lot of sickness this year, as it came in waves and hit just about everyone, and me last of all. Due to the unusual placement […]

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