2009 Haunted Garage (Haunted Pirate Ship)

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Nov 032009
 
2009 Haunted Garage (Haunted Pirate Ship)

I’m still trying to get the video converted of this year’s haunted garage (Haunted Pirate Ship theme), so until then, I’ve posted a series of 58 photos in my image gallery, and a half-dozen images below: The underwater room; the first room you enter. Next: the headhunters island. Then, the witch doctor’s cupboard. And across […]

Oct 312009
 
Halloween Party 2009

Last night we hosted Civano’s Spooktacular Halloween Party and Haunted Garage (Haunted Pirate Ship Theme), and we had about 150 friends and neighbors stop by for tricks and treats. I didn’t take very many photos, and I hope to post a video of the haunted garage a bit later, but wanted to throw a few […]

Autumn Camping with My Daughters

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Oct 092009
 
Autumn Camping with My Daughters

Last week I gathered my daughters up for a camping trip to kick off their fall break. We drove from Tucson east to the Guadalupe Mountain National Park of west Texas (where I went last November to photograph fall foliage), then up to Carlsbad Caverns National Park, over the Sacramento Mountains to White Sands National […]

Apr 082009
 
Southwest Excursion : Part 3

Continuing our journey, after Aztec Ruins National Monument we spent the night in Flagstaff, Arizona. The next morning, we made the loop through the sister monuments of Sunset Crater Volcano and Wupatki Ruins, then on to the Grand Canyon. Photos from the third and final leg are now available. Below are ten of my favorites, […]

Southwest Excursion : Part 2

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Apr 022009
 
Southwest Excursion : Part 2

Continuing our journey, after Great Sand Dunes we drove west through the lovely San Juan Valley into southwestern Colorado, where we visited Mesa Verde National Park. From there we drove south into New Mexico, and then — after Aztec Ruins National Monument — west to Arizona. Photos from the second leg are now available. Below […]

Southwest Excursion : Part 1

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Mar 302009
 
Southwest Excursion : Part 1

Over spring break, my daughters and I took a road trip from Tucson to Denver and back, putting 2,700 miles on the Honda Fit and visiting seven national parks and monuments (and many great friends) along the way. Photos and narratives from the first leg of the trip — Tucson to Great Sand Dunes National […]

Introducing Rojo

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Mar 222009
 
Introducing Rojo

My older daughter has a new pet: an albino Nelson’s milk snake, which we purchased here at Tucson’s Reptile Specialists. She has named him Rojo, the Spanish word for red–the color of his eyes as well as the (diminishing) stripes along its otherwise white-and-yellow body. The snake is about 10 months old, probably 18 inches […]