day trips: Short Trips - Starting New - 12/31/11 03:19 AM
Short Trips - Starting New
With the addition of Jehanne from Paris to our family this school year, we've been taking a lot of short trips to show off Arizona and vicinity to her. 

It's been fun - A Mountain, Gates Pass, Tombstone, Colossal Cave, Tucson Padres Baseball, Rangers Ice Hockey, Albuquerque, Grand Canyon, Sedona, Monument Valley, Jerome, Christmas events, Kitt Peak, Petrified Forest, The Crater, San Diego, Los Angeles, Painted Desert, Salt River...

I started thinking about how short trips can change our perspective.  We've always ready to get home and start the next project, or work … (7 comments)

day trips: Copper Mining and the Sharlot Hall Museum: Day Trips in Arizona - 09/10/11 05:47 PM
Copper Mining and the Sharlot Hall Museum:  Day Trips in Arizona

Copper mining has been big business in Arizona, and in 2007, we were the leading state in copper production - 60% of the United States totals.
There are several large mines; Morenci, Copper Queen and Lavendar pit in Bisbee, Ray in Pinal County -- 11 producing mines as of 2006.  A reported 1 in 8 jobs in Arizona are related to the Copper Industry.
The discovery of copper industry brought railroads to Arizona and some go so far to say that without copper and its components, electric light...and even … (1 comments)

day trips: Kitt Peak National Observatory: Things to do Near Tucson - 09/06/11 04:49 AM
Kitt Peak National Observatory:  Things to do Near Tucson


This weekend we took a little trip SW of Tucson to escape the heat and enjoy the views at Kitt Peak National Observatory Visitor Center and Museum.  It's located west on Highway 86, about 75 minutes from downtown Tucson.

It took us the same time to come down Sandario Road from NW Marana.  We also border Saguaro National Park West for a few miles so the scenery is fine!

The world's largest collection of telescopes are located at the Kitt Peak National Observatory; 24 of them!

The … (10 comments)

 
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