Tuesday, March 31, 2015


Framed in the fork of a dead tree, the Watchtower stands vigil over the Grand Canyon.

Monday, March 30, 2015

Bat Cave?

Grand Canyon National Park

As seen from the rim trail.

A zoomed in close up. 

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Lovely Spot

This spot off of the Peavine Trail is a quiet place for a rest about a mile from the south trail head.

The spot was chosen for a memorial to a young runner who lost her life crossing highway 69 in 2007. I remember frequently seeing her running along the edge of the highway.

Saturday, March 28, 2015


The last time I posted a picture of this place it was called The American Jazz Grill. Now it has a new name, Papa's Uptown. If I ever get in to try it out, I'll let you know.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Precariously Positioned

Homes in Jerome are precariously positioned on the side of the mountain. 
They have stunning views but it isn't where I would want to be in an earthquake. 

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Colter Hall

Completed in 1937, Colter Hall was designed by Mary Colter and built as the women's dormitory for park employees. The natural beauty of the native stone building is a striking example of her work.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Wednesday Window...Reflecting The Sun

Prescott Center For The Arts
In the old Sacred Heart Catholic Church building

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Monday, March 23, 2015

Along The Bike Path

A section of the long bike path through Prescott Valley. 

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Grand Hotel

 The Grand Hotel in Jerome

The building started out as a hospital. 

Saturday, March 21, 2015


Douglas Mansion
Jerome, Arizona

Friday, March 20, 2015

The Traveling Vietnam Wall

We went to see the Traveling Vietnam Wall yesterday, a rainy, cool Thursday.

We were there just after they finished setting it up. 
There were lots of people there already.

Channel 12 news was there doing interviews. 

The wall will be there for four days. 

 I think most everyone around my age knows someone who's name is on that wall. 

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Dog Park

Here are a few snapshots from Prescott's newly improved dog park. 

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Skate Park Curves

The skate park in Prescott Valley has some nice curvy lines. Kids use skateboards, roller blades, scooters and bicycles to do all kinds of trick riding. Some are very good at it.

Here is one young guy suspended in mid air as he turned at the top of a curve. I have no idea what you call this move but "hang ten" comes to mind or maybe "air time".

Monday, March 16, 2015

Mural Wall

In Prescott by the parking garage is this beautiful mural, which I have shown before. On this day it was in the shade so a bit easier to photograph.

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Friday, March 13, 2015

The Swarm

My husband was sitting on the back patio when he heard something that sounded like a radio controlled aircraft but then saw a huge dark mass come over the fence. The bee swarm landed in our blue spruce tree and stayed for a few hours. Needless to say, I used a telephoto lens to get this quick shot and then went inside.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The Masonic Building

Downtown Prescott

I like the lovely details in the old buildings. 

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Wednesday Window...With A View

Douglas Mansion State Park/museum.

And one from the inside looking out.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Strolling Prescott

 I'm thinking of ZZ Top and looking for that cool car.

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Friday, March 6, 2015

Early Spring

Some of our trees have decided to bloom a little early. 

It will be below freezing for the next few nights but they seem to be doing OK so far. 

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Whoo Me?

I learned from my blogger friend at Oddball Observations that the Home Depot owls have three new babies already this year. I went there and found two young ones and one parent. I posted pictures of last year's babies on April 11th and they were smaller than these are so the pair got an early start on their family this year. Both of these picture are of the same baby.

I think they are Great Horned Owls

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Good Dog

Quietly watching people pass by.

Monday, March 2, 2015