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What was the 1930’s El Rancho Robles Dude Ranch in Oracle, Arizona is now open as the Retreats at El Rancho Robles. It has been newly restored to its past glory, a wonderful group retreat and event facility. It is a beautiful setting. Visit their website to see accommodations and photos – elranchorobles.com.
Oracle, Arizona is a great place to take photos too.
We have spotted two large dead rattle snakes in the neighborhood during the last couple of weeks. As the temperature at night drops into the 60’s and 50’s, these venomous snakes may seek warmth on the neighborhood streets.
Bring a flashlight on evening walks. Also, consider Professional Snake Avoidance Classes for your Dog. We are not associated with, nor do we endorse the one in the link above, but we are sending a dog to this one for training.
The snake in the photo was one we encountered while walking another dog in the Rillito River in Tucson. We never saw it as we walked right up to it and were close enough for it to strike. They stay so well hidden in the shadows.
So, be cautious out there!
There will be a vigil for the other Tucson shooting victims at the University of Arizona on Sunday, January 8th, in Tucson. U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will Giffords will attend with her husband, retired Navy captain Mark Kelly.
Hard to believe it was one year ago.
Our photos from that day and following days:
A place we recommend in Tucson for truck camper shells, tonneau covers, bedliners, step bars, running boards, grille guards and other truck accessories is Arizona Truck Outfitters. Our recent experience with their customer service exceeded all expectations. Visit them on Stone Avenue in Tucson, and for more information visit their website at AZTruckOutfittersTucson.com.
People were out at La Encantada Shopping Center in Tucson’s Catalina Foothills tonight enjoying food and drinks. University of Arizona Head Football Coach Mike Stoops was one of them. There are several places to eat and drink, including RA Sushi, North, Armitage Wine Lounge & Café, Blanco Tacos and Tequila, Firebird’s Wood Fired Grill, Red Velvet Cupcakery, Frost, and AJ’s Fine Foods (where they have a nice fireplace outside).