Category Archives: Travel

It’s all about the horses – Fiesta Days Parade in Cave Creek

I love horses.  You can find me at the paddocks whenever we go to the race track, checking out those beauties up close.  One of the first movies I remember vividly is National Velvet.  Shadowfax in Lord of the Rings … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Train

Ever since I can remember, trains have been a source of fascination, comfort and excitement for me.  Growing up New Jersey, my childhood home was two miles from the trains that routed through Newark.  Open windows on summer evenings fused … Continue reading

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Spur Cross Ranch, Cave Creek and all sorts of fun…..

Snowbirds, Spring Training (really – let’s face it, they are really exhibition games) and wonderful weather all collide as the year-round residents of central Arizona turn to nature to get away from the visiting crowds. The town I live in … Continue reading

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There is Superstition….in Arizona, That Is!

The weather this week has been so temperate that we just had to go out on the road for an exploratory drive.  Tuesday was the day, and the Superstition Mountains was the destination. We took the 60 to the 88, … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Market – A New Definition?

When we lived in California, our home was one mile away from a weekly Farmer’s Market, which made it incredibly easy to stroll through whether we needed anything or not.  The fresh vegetables, fruits and flowers weren’t always the best … Continue reading

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Glendale, Arizona

As my husband and I continue our exploration of our new home state, we are running into some interesting places and clearing up some misconceptions.  Turns out the Glendale train of Jesse James fame was NOT in Arizona – guess … Continue reading

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Wickenburg, Caballeros, and Quilts

Today was a fun day at Wickenburg.  The main reason for the drive was to visit the Desert Caballeros Western Museum. It’s a pleasant surprise, with many neat exhibits.  The special exhibit in progress was Kenneth Freeman – some incredible … Continue reading

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