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Inland Empire Panorama   Leave a comment

Inland Empire Panorama by kenne (09/03/06)

The Inland Empire is a region east of Los Angeles, covering more than 27,000 square miles
of Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. The area has a population of approximately 4 Million people.

Morning Clouds Over The Santa Catalina Mountains   Leave a comment

Morning Clouds Over The Santa Catalina Mountains — Panorama by kenne

View Of Lower Sabino Canyon   Leave a comment

View from Phoneline Trail In Lower Sabino Canyon (Photomerge of Three Images) — Panorama by kenne

Box Camp Trail Panorama   Leave a comment

Box Camp Trail Panorama In The Santa Catalina Mountains — Image by kenne

Panoramic View From The Patio   Leave a comment

Panoramic View From The Patio After Monsoon Rains — Photo-Artistry by kenne

clouds hug the mountains

after monsoon rains move on

my heart leaps with joy

— kenne

Tucson Mountains Panorama   2 comments

Tucson Mountains West of Tucson, Arizona — Panorama by kenne

“Afoot and lighthearted I take to the open road, healthy, free, the world before me.”

― Walt Whitman

Sedona Area Panorama   2 comments

Sedona Area Panorama (Red Rock Country) — Photo-Artistry by kenne

Our continual mistake is that we do not

concentrate upon the present day, the

actual hour, of our life: we live in the past

or in the future; we are continually expecting

the coming of some special moment when

our life will unfold itself in its full significance.

And we do not notice that life is flowing life

water through our fingers.

— Father Alexander Elchaninov 

Capitol Reef National Park Panorama   Leave a comment

Capitol Reef National Park Panorama — Image by kenne

“Capitol Reef National Park is in Utah’s south-central desert. It surrounds a long wrinkle in the earth known as the Waterpocket Fold, with layers of golden sandstone, canyons and striking rock formations. Among the park’s sights are the Chimney Rock pillar, the Hickman Bridge arch, and Capitol Reef, known for its white sandstone domes. In the north are the towering monoliths of Cathedral Valley.” ― Google

“What one thinks of any region,
while traveling through,

is the result of at least three things:
what one knows,
what one imagines,
and how one is disposed.”

— Barry Lopez

King Canyon Trail Panorama   Leave a comment

King Canyon Trail Panorama by kenne

“I don’t see the desert as barren at all;
I see it as full and ripe.
It doesn’t need to be flattered with rain.
It certainly needs rain,
but it does with what it has,
and creates amazing beauty.”

— Joy Harjo

Posted March 23, 2021 by kenneturner in Arizona, Hiking, Information, Panorama, Photography

Oral Valley/Tucson Basin Panorama   1 comment

Oral Valley/ Tucson Basin Panorama by kenne

This panorama was created from three images taken from Wasson Peak, atop the Tucson Mountains March 13, 2015.
The Tortolita Mountains are to the left, Santa Catalina Mountains in the middle,
and the Rincon Mountain off to the right.

Trails Near Sabino Creek Panorama   Leave a comment

Trails Near Sabino Creek — Panorama by kenne

“O ye’ll tak’ the high trail, and I’ll tak’ the low trail,
And I’ll be in Sabino Canyon a’fore ye . . .”

Sabino Canyon Panorama   Leave a comment

Sabino Canyon Panorama by kenne

Our Tucson blue sky

a very special color

shared with jet contrails.

— kenne

Sabino Canyon Panorama   4 comments

Sabino Canyon Panorama (February 9,2021) by kenne

Vista Ramada

the ones who live in the desert,
if you knew them
you would understand everything.

— Lucille Clifton

A Wintery Morning In Tucson   1 comment

Northwest View from the Patio (Catalina Foothills) — Image by kenne

The clouds opened up just log enough to get this photo this morning. 

 

Patio Panorama Northwest View

The view now is solid gray.

Patio Panorama Southern View (Look carefully and you will see large Snowflakes)

So far we have receive about an inch of rain here in Tucson with Mt Lemmon getting 12 inches of snow.
We need the moisture after 2020 being the driest year on record.

— kenne

Following The Old Stagecoach Route Though Doubtful Canyon   7 comments

Doubtful Canyon Ranch — Image by kenne

Today ranches exist along the narrow privative road through Doubtful Canyon.
In the 1860’s the Butterfield Overland Stage route went through the canyon.

Apache Raiders made passage through the canyon very ‘DOUBTFUL!’
In April 1861 the Giddings’ Party was ambush near Steins Peak stagecoach station.
Cochise and his Apaches killed nine men, but reserved the worst torture for those captured alive.  

Doubtful Canyon Ranch

In 2012, Tom, Steve, and I decided to follow the old stagecoach route through Doubtful Canyon, which we began in the small ranch town of San Simon. Once making it through the canyon, we planned to stay overnight in Lordsburg, New Mexico.
The old road, now used primarily by area ranchers, is very premature. There were some places. 
The road was so narrow that you could not pass through without the bushes scraping the sides of the truck.
Still, other places were wide-open rangeland having only an occasional gate we would have to stop and open.

Our goal was to find the Giddings Grave Marker, which was marked on our maps. We also knew the location was on the lowest northwest slope of Steins Peak. Even though we scattered out, crisscrossing the area, we were not able to find the marker. Here’s a picture of the area where the grave sits, which I found on the Internet.

John Giddings Marker

Doubtful Canyon Panorama

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