A little of this, a little of that.

Meeting the neighbors


While taking the dogs on an early morning walk, we met these two elk were across the street from our cabin.

I had just left my driveway and started walking up the street when I heard a noise. I looked to my left and their they were, about 50 feet away from me. …

A walk in the mountains

a walk in the mountains

We spent the weekend in the mountains away from the scorching heat of the desert. My youngest son and his family joined us. He captured a picture of Grandpa and grandson taking a walk in the mountains.

Flowering Saguaro


I was out flying my quadcopter (DJI Mavic Pro) along the Salt River below Saguaro Lake and noticed that the Saguaro cactus are starting to bloom. Several bees were paying close attention to this one.

Take me out to the ball game...

Opening Day 2017 003

Jonathan and Sarah each won two sets of tickets to the Diamondbacks Opening Day game; Jonathan, for being nominated (by Sarah) as someone deserving to go to the game, and Sarah for nominating Jonathan! As part of the prize, Jonathan got to help walk the giant U.S. Flag out on the field. 

Not a smooth installation

We had initially planned on replacing our appliances when we did a major remodel a couple of years ago, but because we spent much, much more than we had planned, we decided to keep our aging appliances which still looked and worked well.

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