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Oracle State Park from Granite Overlook Trail

Oracle State Park – Center for Environmental Education

One of my favorite state parks in Arizona is Oracle State Park. The park is a 4,000 acre wildlife refuge in the northern foothills of the Catalina Mountains. It also serves as a Center for Environmental Education and provides programming for all ages. I started volunteering at the par
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Women’s March – January 21, 2017

On Saturday, January 21, 2017, friends and I proudly joined a group of 15,000 people for the Tucson Women’s March, which was held in conjunction with Women’s March on Washington. It has been estimated that around 4 million people participated in Women’s Marches in th
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Tucson Ruff Runners – PACC Evening Group Run/Walk

Tucson Ruff Runners works with Tucson’s only open access animal shelter, Pima Animal Care Center (PACC).  The group meets at PACC on Tuesday evenings and Friday mornings to exercise the dogs and give them a break from their kennels. This week, I had the pleasure of walking and r
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Tucson Ruff Runners – PACC Friday Morning Walk

Another great morning at Pima Animal Care Center on Friday, June 26. One of the dogs I walked, a beautiful Pit Bull / Boxer mix named Athena, happily crawled into the kiddie pool to cool off after our walk.
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Volunteering at Pima Animal Care Center

On Friday mornings, I like to volunteer at the Pima Animal Care Center as a dog walker. I got involved at the Center through Tucson Ruff Runners. The group’s goal is “to get out and enjoy some fresh air while providing the more energetic shelter dogs with much needed exerc
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