Tucson

In Tucson, Mt. Lemmon Is the Go-To for Outdoor Adventures

June 7, 2016

It’s called Babad Do’ag in Tohono O’odham native language and often referred to as part of the Sky Islands, but whatever the name, Mount Lemmon and its surroundings are a paradise of outdoor adventures. In summer, winter, spring and fall, the mountain hosts hikers, backpackers, skiers, cyclists and nature enthusiasts looking for mountain air and gorgeous vistas. Towering over the northeast edge of Tucson, Mount …

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The feeling of being in motion again…

June 1, 2015

“The feeling of being in motion again, it’s the most extraordinary thing in the world.” I’m not even out of Tucson yet when this song lyric jumps into my head. From The Mountain Goats’ Zopilote Machine, “Going to Georgia” isn’t a song that fits with the moment overall (though it’s an absolutely amazing song). But the phrase “being in motion again” is exactly what I …

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