Tag: Arizona

Historic Williams on Route 66

You heard of it?  Maybe not Williams, but surely you’ve heard of Route 66, one of America’s first interstate highways, built in 1926 and running from Santa Monica, California to Chicago, Illinois.  We stumbled across this preserved section of the old highway in Williams,…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Weathered Wupatki

Weathered pueblos where Anasazi  Indians lived almost 1000 years ago dot the landscape of Northern Arizona. The Anasazi are considered to be the ancient ancestors of today’s Pueblo Indians including the Hopi and the Zuni. The largest pueblo in the area was Wupatki, which…

Those Sunny Days of Arizona

I love to retrieve a place again whenever the need arises.  And so as we enter the dark days of winter, it’s time to revisit the land of the Sun, where palm trees reach high into clear blue skies. And the heat is almost…

Serene Sedona

Last week we visited beautiful Sedona, Arizona, where Oak Creek runs through majestic red rock in the midst of trees ablaze in yellow and gold.   All was peaceful and serene. And so for this week’s Photo Challenge I thought it only fitting to…

Transformation by a River

Having just returned from the Grand Canyon, it seemed fitting to present this rugged landscape, transformed by the river flowing through it, for this week’s photo challenge. Transformation More stories and pictures to come from the Land of the Sun, the beautiful state of…

Postcard from Sedona

Spending Thanksgiving week in Arizona and will have much to say upon my return.  But until then, I hope you enjoy this postcard from Sedona where all is red and orange and gold. Susanne 

The bluest skies you’ve ever seen are in Seattle? or did you mean Saguaro?

The bluest skies you’ve ever seen are in Seattle, or so sang Perry Como back in the sixties.  Which really begs the question;  have you ever been there?  First of all let me say that I am a native and as such reserve the right to…

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