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An Update on my Training

I have been getting out for about 4 to 5 treks per week. I’m still only walking steep inclines but it is getting harder each day because of the hideous heat of Tucson’s summers.

One morning I was lucky enough to sight a beautiful bobcat. She was about 8 feet from where I was standing.bobcat

 

 

 

On another urban hike, I continued walking for 9 miles – this I know because I am now using my new Garmin GPS watch. It was hot!! I was unsure if I could make it back to my house. But I got home safely, I am sure all the water I drank depleted my potassium levels because I felt pretty lousy for the rest of the day.

On another hike this past week, I got rained on for a few minutes each of three different times.

But today’s trek was glorious. The temps were in the 90 degree range and the monsoon clouds were building.

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Usually the skies in southern Arizona do not have any clouds; as you can see the story is quite different during monsoon season.

This update was made from my Samsung Galaxy Note smart phone because I am trying to determine if I should purchase a tablet to bring along with me on the Camino this September. The jury is still out……