Monthly Archives: May 2013

Keep Out – reworked

Converted to black and white with an extra splash of tan tint and here you go!  Reminds me of an old western movie or photo.  Can you feel the heat as the blades barely turn?  It’s nothing but sun and … Continue reading

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Keep Out

Keep out from what? This windmill was yet another “Pull over! I want to get this shot!” moment I made DH go through.  This old classic is in Quartzsite, Arizona and there was this little sign on it that admonished … Continue reading

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BUG!

I awoke this morning feeling mighty low.  Either I have caught something (or did it capture me?) or something I ate did not like it’s new surroundings much.  Whatever it was, it has laid me low.  I am not feeling … Continue reading

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Park Garden?

Not sure about where the park is and definitely not sure about any garden; this was next to a gas station we pulled into in Quartzsite, Arizona on our way back to the big city of Scottsdale.  The road leads … Continue reading

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Cheap Gasoline

The first gasoline pump was invented and sold by Sylvanus F. Bowser in Fort Wayne, Indiana on September 5, 1885.[2] This pump was not used for automobiles, as they had not been invented yet. It was instead used for some … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday which occurs every year on the final Monday of May.[1] Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces.[2] Formerly … Continue reading

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Sonoran Sunset from The Hole in the Rock

Which overlooks Papago Park, the Phoenix Zoo and in this case parts of the city of Phoenix, Arizona.  As you can see (or maybe not) I took this shot while in the hole in the rock.  More about that later… … Continue reading

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We interrupt your regularly scheduled blogging for this announcement …

I’m a happy little camper here right now.  Is it because I get to meet one of my favorite actores, John Barrowman, next week? Well, that does make me very excited but that’s another story for another day 😉  Is … Continue reading

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Bell Rock – Sedona,Arizona

Apparently a lot of the formations out there have been given names based upon “interpretations” of how they look.  There was one called Snoopy Rock but I’m not sure if we found it or not.  You’ve already seen Chapel Rock … Continue reading

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Church in the Rock… More Views

I was ready for a return visit to Sedona as soon as we left its borders.  Here are some more views from around the church.

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