Noh, nooh, noooh…..Noso Time!

Good morning dear readers! Today is the letter N day, and to get us in the mood to be healthy, I decided to show you some lovely pictures of the Noso Trail at Usery Mountain Park in Phoenix, Arizona. Come along with me and let’s go on a virtual hike! 😀

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And if we look to the east, we’ll see…
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The Superstition Mountains!

Well, dear reader, are you tired yet? LOL

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A Prickly C Day

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It’s C day here in the Valley of the Sun, and that means we’re talking about…cactus!  The Sonoran Desert has some beautiful, and dangerous looking, plants!  These are some of the ones I see when I go hiking…

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Jumping Cholla

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Fishhook cactus when it’s blooming

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Saguaro cactus – our state cactus!

When you go hiking out here, you ALWAYS stick to the middle of the trail!  😉

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Good morning, dear reader!  Today, for me, is a sad day after hearing on the news yesterday evening about what happened at the Boston Marathon.  The cruelty we humans can have, and inflict on others always astounds me.  😦

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It’s so sad…, but does serve as a reminder that our days on this earth are fleeting – enjoy your life while you can.

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I’m going to make this post short, as I’m sure there are other things that will require your time and attention this Tuesday.  Today’s trail is the Noso Trail – a one mile hike that actually requires you to hike an additional two and a half miles to get to it, and then get back to your car!  I wasn’t able to find out how the trail got the name, but it ‘s a moderate trail – which means there are places where the trail gets a little bit rough.  But the views make up for it!  🙂

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Superstition Mountains

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Lovely wildflowers

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Saguaro cactus framed by an ocotillo

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