A Mountainside Bursting with Gold – Flagstaff’s Inner Basin Trail

Contrary to popular belief, Arizona is not just a dusty desert filled with cactus and tumbleweeds. While that is something you will find a lot of in Arizona, there is much more to the landscape of this great state. Among the landscape of Arizona you will also find canyons, rivers, lakes, forests, grass lands and…

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Time for a Change

My father called it Indian Summer, that special time of year when fall has begun, but despite getting shorter the days are still hot, and the sky remains the brightest of blue. When something in the atmosphere can’t decide if it is time yet to move on. Those days we are teased with the idea…

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…

The Spirit of Elvis

This chapel was used in the filming of the 1969 American Western Movie Charro starring Elvis Presley. Having survived two fires, it is now part of the Superstition Mountain – Lost Dutchman Museum. It sits at the base of the Superstition Mountains as a reminder of the glory days of the wild west and all the old western…