Sunday night….Thanksgiving week approaches us at a rapid rate…Christmas will be here then New Years…Holiday Season is here like it or not ! I hope everyone enjoys the season….
We certainly enjoyed Tucson. I never get tired of the Saguaros..
Entering the Saguaro National Park , our first stop
A Saguaro with a fan or crown
It was a lovely day, and we stayed in the National park for several hours, I had never visited the desert museum, it was a little spendy to get in, but you could spend over 8 hours there easily. They had trails, and multiple areas of the desert to visit. Very informational. I recommend it if you visit the area. Then on to my reason for going in the first place. Bach’s Nursery. My husband and I wondered around for a couple hours, in and out of cactus houses and finally decided on what I wanted to get. A cactus called a Totem, I have 2 of the smaller ones, this is a picture I have from the internet. I will take some of mine once they are in the ground….
this is called a Mexican Fence Post, again this is from the internet, you by it by the foot, mine is a little over a foot tall, I have to wait at least 5 days to plant it. pictures to come. I also got some small star barrels and another Artichoke plant, mine didn’t make it through the summer, not sure why, but I have a huge one back in California that is thriving in the rain, LOL don’t ask….so again this is a picture off the interment, this is one of my favorite cactus, I wish it would cooperate with me…
Anyway we had so much fun, well I did at least LOL
Life is good here in the desert southwest. The cool air of winter has arrived. I was in bed this morning and heard the air conditioner come one, we set it at 76′ at night, my first thought was oh my how frigin warm is it outside the air is coming on, then I felt the warm air hit me, a huge groan, great the air conditioner is broken. I get up to find my husband had it set on heat. it was about 68′ in the house when he got up, very cold, it was below 60 outside LOL so much to my relief the air conditioner is not broken LOL The wind blew all day yesterday, I ventured out to a Christmas Craft Fair, wind and all, it was fun, had all the basic Christmas homemade stuff you would expect – left with a home made wooden letter opener and some kitchen scrubbies, that’s it. Wind stopped over night and I was able to get out and plant some of my new babies.
Diet is okay. Probably over did it in Tucson. But just once…haven’t weighed in forever, maybe I will hop on the scale in the morning.
Getting excited about heading to California, will miss my husband, but I am ready to see my kids even if its just for a short amount of time.
I will leave you with a funny from Facebook…