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Adventures in Geocaching!

Treasure is the stuff of legends, and hunts for treasure are the stuff of adventure and discovery.  In Pagosa Springs Country, there is the legend of Treasure Mountain—millions in gold were supposedly buried by 300 Frenchmen under the rocks of the San Juan Mountains. Only one man allegedly made it back to France, with a […]

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Ramsey Canyon

Connect With the Natural World in Southern Arizona

It is that time of year again to connect with the Sonoran Desert which includes rolling grasslands, high mountains and warm winters  that makes southeastern Arizona a birdwatcher’s paradise.  More than 500 species of birds call this area home–hummingbirds can be seen year round, and speciality birds like Gray Hawk, Red-faced Warblers and Vermilion Flycatchers […]

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Legacy of the San Xavier Mission and Christmas Cards

Traditions have a way of sticking with us without our total awareness. However, traditions tend to stabilize us.  Just like the tradition of keeping my Christmas cards hanging on the door for weeks after the holidays are over.  It was something my Mom used to do. And perhaps her Mom did it as well. Since […]

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