Hiking in the Rain

Getting wet and muddy at Horton Creek today

Visiting Washington D.C.

This being the patriotic season as well as the peak of summer trips and vacation travel. I wanted to remind everyone of one of my favorites.

What’s for Dinner?

It’s an age old debate between couples and nobody ever seems to have the answer. One that usually takes place while sitting in the car, not going anywhere. I’m sure you are familiar with it. Her: “Where do you want to go for dinner?” Him: “I don’t know where do you want to go?” Her:…

Sakura Delight

Springtime has arrived subtle fragrance fills the air sakura delight On a recent trip to Seattle I found myself strolling from downtown, along the waterfront through Olympic Sculpture, Myrtle Edwards, and Centennial Parks. I took in the stark contrast between the downtown city skyline and the serenity of Elliot Bay and the Puget Sound.  Amidst…

Happy First Day of Spring

It’s March 20, 2017 and today is the first official day of spring. I know it seems like spring just bypassed us here under the heat of the Arizona desert sun, but if you look closely you will see the striking beauty of the desert heading into full bloom. Wild flowers are springing up along…

Fall is upon us – What is your favorite thing about fall?

This morning I was reminded of how beautiful Arizona can be in the fall. The morning air is crisp and invigorating, and the forests become so vibrant and colorful!  What is your your favorite thing about fall? Please share your thoughts, stories and photos in the comments below (pingbacks are welcome).  #fall #autumn #inspiration #writing…

Fighting Fire with Fire

Fire fighters continue to battle the Fulton Fire that has been blazing in along the Mogollon Rim and Highway 260 Northeast of Payson, Arizona. Today smoke was heavy and roads were closed as they were setting back fires along Young Road south of Highway 260 in an effort to contain the fire.  As of today…

Exploring Colossal Cave in Vail, Arizona

On our excursion to Southern Arizona wine country earlier this year, we did a little sight seeing outside of the wineries. In other words, we wanted to give our livers a break and get a little exercise. We had talked about visiting one of the caves in the area, and since we had been to Kartchner Caverns before,…