The Sunset Crater Volcano erupted about 900 years ago. It left lava flows in the San Francisco Peak Volcano field area, in northern Arizona. This field area of nearly 2000 square miles, contains around 600 identified volcanoes. The Sunset Crater Volcano is considered dormant by geologists. Here are a few shots that show the textures along… Read More LAVA FLOWS


Hiking can be a great adventure and very vitalizing. It is disconnecting from the daily world and using the body to move along while accessing the faculties of sight, smell, sound, taste and touch. This is stimulating in a different sort of way. The senses become more attuned to one’s surroundings, such as the sounds made by… Read More ADVENTURING OUTDOORS


Here is one of my favorite quotes about walking: “There are some good things to be said about walking. Not many, but some. Walking takes longer, for example, than any other known form of locomotion except crawling. Thus it stretches time and prolongs life. Life is already too short to waste on speed. I have… Read More WALK