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Colorado

Colorado

Bob and Pat Ring stop atop Imogene Pass at 13,114 feet, high in the San Juan Mountains.

October 07, 2013 3:37 pm
Colorado

Colorado

The head frame of the old Yankee Girl Mine lives on in the Red Mountain Mining District.

October 07, 2013 3:37 pm
Colorado

Colorado

The area around Ouray is a scenic wonderland and includes Bear Creek Falls.

October 07, 2013 3:37 pm
Colorado

Colorado

Aspens are aglitter in the Colorado mountains and make for colorful photos this time of year.

October 07, 2013 3:37 pm
Rio Grande Bridge

Rio Grande Bridge

A short walk from a roadside a parking lot yields this view of the Rio Grande Gorge and the bridge spanning it.

September 07, 2013 4:03 pmLoading…
Ring's reflections: Historic hangars date from World War II

Ring's reflections: Historic hangars date from World War II

This is what the three hangars look like today. Note the huge sliding doors. This is the view from the hangars' southeast corner.

June 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Ring's Reflections: Richness of San Pedro area includes 2 prehistoric sites

Ring's Reflections: Richness of San Pedro area includes 2 prehistoric sites

The Casa de San Pedro Bed & Breakfast has 10 guest rooms arranged around a garden courtyard.

May 29, 2013 2:17 pm
Ring's Reflections: Richness of San Pedro area includes 2 prehistoric sites

Ring's Reflections: Richness of San Pedro area includes 2 prehistoric sites

The Murray Springs mammoth-kill site, now eroded into a steep-walled arroyo, was originally a muddy, spring-fed water hole dug by mammoths.

May 29, 2013 2:13 pm
Ring's Reflections: Richness of San Pedro area includes 2 prehistoric sites

Ring's Reflections: Richness of San Pedro area includes 2 prehistoric sites

The one-lane bridge at Hereford, originally built in 1913, has been rebuilt several times due to collapsing under a heavy truck load and periodic severe flooding.

May 29, 2013 2:11 pm
Ring's reflections: Tucson presidio formed nucleus of the town to come

Ring's reflections: Tucson presidio formed nucleus of the town to come

Reconstruction of San Agustín Mission Garden is under way at the foot of Sentinel Peak by Friends of Tucson's Birthplace.

April 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Ring's reflections: Trip reveals S. American wonders

Ring's reflections: Trip reveals S. American wonders

Bob Ring and Pat Wood get soaked while standing on a catwalk in front of thundering Iguazú Falls.

February 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Ring's reflections: Photo skills soar with pro's help

Ring's reflections: Photo skills soar with pro's help

This photo of a monarch butterfly on a bromeliad was taken with a point-and-shoot camera at an Arizona Highways photography workshop at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix. The session was led by Jeff Kida, photo editor at the magazine.

December 27, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Ring's reflections: Photo skills soar with pro's help

Ring's reflections: Photo skills soar with pro's help

Kale is the subject of this photo. Workshop participants learned to control parameters such as light, exposure time and depth of field.

December 27, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Ring's reflections: Tucson is 'Bicycle Town USA'

Ring's reflections: Tucson is 'Bicycle Town USA'

Bobby Ring proudly showed off his brand-new Schwinn 3-speed bicycle back in 1952.

November 15, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Ring's reflections: Tucson Fire Dept.'s history can be found on new site

Ring's reflections: Tucson Fire Dept.'s history can be found on new site

Al Ring with history-data notebooks he's compiled.

November 01, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Boston vacation yields lots of fun, busy sites

Boston vacation yields lots of fun, busy sites

Boston's Bank of America Pavilion is filled with Boston Latin School graduates and their guests. The school is the oldest public school in America, seeing its first students in 1635.

July 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Ring's reflections: Research leaves columnist awash in interesting local tidbits

Ring's reflections: Research leaves columnist awash in interesting local tidbits

Looking west from the Tanque Verde Wash, you can see the Craycroft bridge. The Pantano Wash joins Tanque Verde Wash under the bridge.

May 31, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Ring's reflections: Hohokam, Mormons all part of Rillito's past

Ring's reflections: Hohokam, Mormons all part of Rillito's past

This original Binghampton school building at 3701 E. River Road is now part of Khalsa Montessori School.

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Ring's reflections: Hohokam, Mormons all part of Rillito's past

Ring's reflections: Hohokam, Mormons all part of Rillito's past

The Binghampton Cemetery, started in 1899, still accepts Mormons for burial.

May 03, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Ring's reflections: Hohokam, Mormons all part of Rillito's past

Ring's reflections: Hohokam, Mormons all part of Rillito's past

This Mormon Church at 3750 E. Fort Lowell Road was dedicated in 1935 by Binghampton residents.

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Guatemala: La diversión continúa en el Lago Atitlán

Guatemala: La diversión continúa en el Lago Atitlán

Vista desde nuestro hotel de Tres Volcanes

April 06, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Ring's reflections: Our fun continues at Lake Atitlán

Ring's reflections: Our fun continues at Lake Atitlán

Three volcanoes as seen from our Lake Atitlán hotel. The lake itself fills an enormous volcanic crater.

March 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Ring's reflections: Let's spread holiday cheer to those less fortunate

Ring's reflections: Let's spread holiday cheer to those less fortunate

is a Tucson writer and historian

November 24, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Ring's reflections: Retracing steps of gold-rushing ancestors is, well, a rush

Ring's reflections: Retracing steps of gold-rushing ancestors is, well, a rush

My ancestors mined for gold in the summer of 1850 here at Spanish Bar on the Middle Fork of the American River.

September 22, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Ring's reflections: Computer doc makes much-needed house call

Ring's reflections: Computer doc makes much-needed house call

Our computer doctor burst out laughing when he saw this tangle of wires under my desk.

September 15, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Ring's reflections: Computer doc makes much-needed house call

Ring's reflections: Computer doc makes much-needed house call

BEFORE: Our computer doctor burst out laughing when he saw this tangle of wires under my desk.

September 08, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Ring's reflections: Fall classes to begin at community center

Ring's reflections: Fall classes to begin at community center

The new Lew Sorensen Community Center has four classrooms for adult leisure learning.

August 18, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Ring's reflections: Fall classes to begin at community center

Ring's reflections: Fall classes to begin at community center

Teachers Lori Kennedy Matheson, left, and Linda Baker demonstrate their wheel pottery prowess.

August 18, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Loose in the foothills: How Bashas' survived its bankruptcy journey

Loose in the foothills: How Bashas' survived its bankruptcy journey

The AJ's Fine Foods at La Encantada, Bashas' high-end grocery outlet, is the only AJ's in Tucson.

November 25, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Loose in the foothills: Basha family survives hardships, grows business

Loose in the foothills: Basha family survives hardships, grows business

This display at the Bashas' market at 6900 E. Sunrise Drive summarizes the history of the Bashas' family-owned grocery chain.

November 18, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
N.M. resort town offers great sights, day trips

N.M. resort town offers great sights, day trips

The only hiking we got to do on our trip to Ruidoso was the climb to the viewing platform of this fire watch tower.

October 21, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Check closet for family treasures

Check closet for family treasures

In this favorite Ring family photo, Grace Ring is "Looking into Mexico."

March 25, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Reader photos

Reader photos

Foothills columnist Bob Ring took this shot of an unusual cloud formation that looks like an upside-down spoon. He took the photo in January from his Foothills backyard atop Canyon Ridge.

February 25, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Home is truly where the heart is

Home is truly where the heart is

The other end of the Golden Gate bridge was shrouded in fog when Ring took this photo during a trip to San Francisco.

November 26, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
These dinner guests would be wild

These dinner guests would be wild

 

November 27, 2008 12:00 amLoading…

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