Category Archives: Arizona

Bisbee, Arizona ~ Queen of the Copper Camps

January 18th ~ Bisbee, Arizona Bisbee, another rough and tumble mining town is just a short drive from Tombstone. Instead of the silver that put Tombstone on the map, it is COPPER that created the surge here. In 1877, cavalrymen … Continue reading

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Tombstone, Arizona ~ The wild west comes to life for us

Monday, January 16th (Martin Luther King Day) ~ Tombstone, Arizona A bit of a combination of tourist attraction and living museum, Tombstone certainly fills you up with facts and fiction about the wild, wild west. The town was inhabited with … Continue reading

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Biosphere 2 ~ Oracle, Arizona

January 14th ~ Oracle, Arizona As is often the case, our travel plans are fluid. While driving toward Tucson, I spotted a billboard touting Biosphere 2. I remember reading a small blurb about it years ago and was curious to … Continue reading

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Arizona ~ Maiden Voyage with Ellie Mae and a few mishaps, Butterfly Wonderland

Friday the 13th ~ Somewhere in Arizona… Tim and I are pretty much fair weather travelers. We love the sunshine, warm to hot weather and brilliant blue skies with the occasional white puffy cloud to perk up a picture. 

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Picture of the day ~ Stark beauty

Harsh terrain, season turning, missing leaves, crisp weather “Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it” ~ Confucius “There is no exquisite beauty…without some strangeness in the proportions” ~ Edgar Allan Poe “Nature did not need an operation to be … Continue reading

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Picture of the day ~ Jerome, Arizona

Once a thriving mining town, today it is only a shell of its hey day.  Many of the sites could be used as a set for a western movie or current day ghost thriller. Located about 100 miles north of Phoenix, … Continue reading

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Picture of the day ~ Cathedral Rock, Sedona, Arizona

There are a few places that truly show off the beauty of the American desert, and Sedona has got to be at or near the top of the list.  This was taken from the Red Rock Crossing at the Crescent … Continue reading

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