A swift streak of color, A silhouette in jade, Ultra marine! A flash of silver underneath On all will be seen. ~Margaret Wheeler Ross (1867–1953), “Spring Styles on the Desert: … Continue reading Living the Desert Life
Are you reading this in your pajamas? The sales of pajamas have tripled in the last five months, and the sales of business wear have decreased. Maybe you are wearing … Continue reading Trapped in the House
Coronavirus Day #20 The invisible enemy. A war is fought between two or more enemies. Soldiers fight for their countries wearing uniforms to distinguish enemies from friends. These soldiers identify … Continue reading The invisible enemy.
Bartlesville, Oklahoma was not on my bucket list. My daughter lives in Tulsa and suggested we visit Bartlesville and stay in the Price Tower, a forty-five-minute drive from her home. … Continue reading Price Tower/Frank Llyod Wright Skyscraper
Cowboy Slang Edgar “Frosty” Potter Have you ever wondered how cowboys communicate? Here are 11 examples of describing “hot”. _______________________________________________________________________________ So hot it’d slip hair on a polar bear. So … Continue reading 11 Cowboy Slang words for “Hot”
He is buried in Quartzsite, Arizona. His grave is a pyramid topped with a copper silhouette of a camel. He died while he was trying to round up a camel … Continue reading 7 Facts about Hi Jolly
Plans to walk in the steps of the Shogun, eat yakitori on the street, visit Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines, and the Imperial Gardens were washed away by a typhoon … Continue reading 7 Stops on Route 66/AZ
The Arizona State Capitol Building does not have a gold plated dome, copper chandeliers or turquoise gems. It is small and simple. Bryan Deppa designed the Capitol building in 1898. … Continue reading 7 Things to Know about the Arizona State Capitol Building
A picture is worth a thousand words. Take a walk around the town of Prescott and venture off the beaten path. You will be rewarded the view of these murals … Continue reading Murals You Don’t Want to Miss in Prescott, AZ
Imagine living with six thousand people in the middle of the desert. Your housing unit is stacked on top of another making the building a honeycomb structure. You would take … Continue reading Arcosanti: Is it a future living space?
Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright’s winter home, is located in Scottsdale, Arizona. One of Arizona’s first “snowbirds”arriving in early October and returning to his summer home in Spring Green, Wisconsin. … Continue reading Taliesin West: 10 True Facts
“Refugees are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, children, with the same hopes and ambitions as us—except that a twist of fate has bound their lives to a global refugee crisis on … Continue reading Could You Walk One Thousand Miles?