Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Sights Along The Way

As I left the house yesterday to begin my daily fitness walk, I spied a skittish jackrabbit under the tree in the center of the front lawn, and I deduced that it is probably the critter responsible for eating JoAnn's carefully tended non-desert plant near the front entrance.

Pesky vegetarian

The following are photos of a few of the familiar things I see each day on my 3.4 mile walk.

The view walking South on Conestoga Avenue
The Rincon Mountains

And then, on the way back . . .

The view walking North on Conestoga Avenue
The Santa Catalina Mountains

The next few photos are some of the street signs that I see along the way.

and . . .

and . . .

and . . .

As I neared the halfway mark on Tanque Verde, I saw another Roadrunner but once again it was too far away for a picture and it was long gone as soon as I approached it. This occurred about a city-block's length before I reached the Circle K convenience store where I occasionally buy junk food and sometimes a chance to win the weekly Powerball drawing.

I don't know the current price of vehicle fuel in your neighborhood, but...

This was the Tucson, AZ gas price on June 7, 2010
Nearly $2.63 per gallon

The outdoor temperature when I returned from my walk, at 12:30 P.M. was 98 degrees F. which is 36.67 C. (I think) -- Later in the day it went above 100 degrees F.

Comfy . . .

Oh yes. By the way... I had three winning numbers on the Powerball ticket that I bought at that Circle K store last week.

I Won $7.


1 comment:

  1. Gene,

    With that seven bucks you won I could buy about two gallons of coastal gasoline.

    Your photographs continue to tell a subtle but powerful story of solitude and quiet observation.

    I'm enjoying your walks, good friend.