Cellpic Sunday – 14 March 2021

Buckeye, Arizona.

On a cool January day, we enjoyed the usual Arizona sunshine, but for the last couple of days, intermittent rain showers rolled through the Phoenix metro. On the road back from a trip to Skyline Park, I noticed Estrella Mountain in the distance. With the normal level of air quality in the metro, there is usually a haze obscuring a clear view of the mountain from here. The rains, however, have washed the air, and the namesake of the Estrella Mountains was unusually clear in the distance. Continue reading

Phoenix Area Hiking Challenge – 100 Miles in 100 Days

Phoenix, AZ

When my wife, Lynn, and I retired, we “knew” that when we joined the other retirees who winter in Arizona that we would have to take up golfing. In preparation for our first winter, she and I purchased some clubs, took some golfing lessons and prepared to walk the fairways and greens of many an Arizona golf course. Continue reading