We love Summer in Tucson because everything in general is calmer and more relaxed. Less traffic ~ The absence of our winter tourists, who of course we love, quiets the byways of our town considerably. No crowds to fight at … Continue reading
Although Spring does not officially arrive until later this month, it has definitely sprung early in Tucson this year. Wildflowers blooming, milder than average temperatures and that certain something in the air make it a great time to get out … Continue reading
My trip this past weekend to one of Tucson’s many Farmers Markets was most fruitful! Well, mostly it was vegetableful – perfect green beans, fresh new potatoes and salad greens, all locally grown. Today I combined them with some other … Continue reading
Where I grew up in Western Pennsylvania, violets peeking through the last of winter’s snow announced the arrival of Spring. This little patch of them growing right outside the Ranch House entrance (possibly planted by Merle herself in the ’50s?) … Continue reading
One of my favorite things about the holiday season is the appearance of these floral favorites. Every year I adopt one and enjoy the process of seeing it burst into bloom. This year’s may be a record breaker ~ SEVEN … Continue reading
Apparently the egg is malleable enough that the hatchlings can peck a semi-circle and squeeze out without breaking the shell. This was dry and firm when I found it. We have not had nearly as many quail babies this year … Continue reading
Sparkling salt water swimming pool…Cool shady porches… Air conditioned splendor… Tropical Fruit Smoothies and Ranch House Breakfast Chilequiles with Pumpkin Corn Muffins…Homemade Spicy Mexican Brownies with Prickly Pear Lemonade… All this starting at $89 a night? It’s true, this is … Continue reading
These flowers were all picked on the property!