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Arizona Landmarks Worth Visiting

If you adore the great outdoors, it’s hard to find a place on Earth any more beautiful than in Arizona. In the Grand Canyon to the Painted Desert and Monument Valley, a trip is a scenic feast for all the senses. The … Continue reading

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Wines from the Verde Valley

When people hear “Arizona” they usually think about a cactus in the desert, or cowboys and Indians in the Open West. Most people do not think of vineyards or wineries on a wine trail, but it’s happened! Presently there are … Continue reading

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Golf: Not Quite a Contact Sport, But…

I hurt my back the other week playing golf. The wife suggested some simple yoga to ease the pain and suffering and it worked pretty well, although yoga is not really my thing. In the meantime, I read up on … Continue reading

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Interesting Arizona Facts and Stories

Arizona is a state rich with history, adventure and romance. It also boasts some impressive displays of nature, and we’re not just referring to that really famous big hole in the ground. Read on to learn some incredible facts about … Continue reading

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Diamondbacks Off to a Great Start

Baseball is getting a little more exciting in Arizona with the fast start to the season for the Arizona Diamondbacks who are out in front with a 5-1 record. Of course, it’s really early in the season, but it’s great … Continue reading

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Representative Giffords Resigns

Representative Gabrielle Giffords announced on her web site that she will retire from Congress. Here is what she had to say in the video that she posted on the site. A lot has happened over the past year. We cannot … Continue reading

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Goofing Off

Even though it doesn’t get cold here in the desert, I still get a little depressed in Wintertime. The days are shorter and the nights are colder and I end up spending more time indoors than I’d normally like. I’m … Continue reading

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Roaming the Desert Looking for a Good Garage Sale

We loaded up into the car and went through a few desert communities this weekend looking for a good garage sale. We were on the hunt for some decent bargains. I wanted to get a few things for the bedroom, … Continue reading

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Trip to San Diego

We went on a short trip to San Diego this past week to visit some of our friends and amigos on the coast. The highlight of the trip was a day of surfing at the beach which was a lot … Continue reading

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Birthday Bash and Fun Weekend

As I was browsing through the web for an event this weekend, I came upon AZ kids expo. My little Lexi and I have always attended this event ever since she was born. We went there last year, and we … Continue reading

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