Lemons Way

The continuing adventures of a cruising sailor/family lawyer, his wife (also a lawyer), and their young children.

24 May 2017 | This is happening in slip 18 at Real
20 May 2017 | Marina Real
19 May 2017 | Marina Real, Son
17 May 2017 | Oz, Slip 18
01 May 2017 | Marina Real
01 May 2017 | Bonoficios
29 April 2017 | Marina Real
28 April 2017 | Marina Real
17 April 2017 | Kartchner Caverns Campside
17 April 2017 | Kartchner Caverns State Park, Benson, Arizona

Old Floor

02 April 2008 | Prison Camp, Mt. Lemmon, Tucson
Keith - Spring
I was hiking with the dogs through the ruins of the Prison Camp buildings and came across the last vestiges of what looks like a linoleum floor. I became fascinated with it. The tiles were almost completely removed (a very difficult job for those who have ever had the misfortune) except at the corner of the room, as if a bulldozer and demolition crew failed to complete their job entirely. As I studied other foundations, I discovered the same phenomenon again and again. I identified two colors which were used, a creme and a flaked red, presumably to match the red concrete floors they experimented with. Prison Camp was a Japanese internment and work camp during WWII. They helped build the Catalina Highway up Mt. Lemmon. I was taught about the internment camps in school, but I didn't know at the time we had one just outside of Tucson.
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Vessel Name: Oz
Vessel Make/Model: Cascade
Hailing Port: Tucson, Arizona
About:
Keith is a 40 something year old Family Law Attorney from Tucson, Arizona who somehow managed to develop a love of sailboat cruising and adventure in spite of growing up in the desert. This blog used to be about how I become a n occasional coastal cruising sailor. [...]
Extra: Our sailing life has now come full circle back to San Carlos on the Sea Of Cortez.
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