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Supermoon Lunar Eclipse 2015

The moon passed through Earth’s shadow on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015. This total, supermoon lunar eclipse 2015 was dazzling.  Although this incarnation of the moon comes around only once every year, this “supermoon” eclipse was something special. The orbit of the moon is not a circle but an oblong. At the narrow part of the oblong, […]

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University of Phoenix Stadium

Super Bowl XLIX in Phoenix

Let’s face it.  Phoenix has great climate, expertly groomed golf courses, world-famous spas and resorts, trendy shopping, and chef-inspired dining.  Any one of these attributes explains why it’s one of America’s favorite cities.  But in just a few weeks, we will once again host the Super Bowl XLIX in Phoenix ! The city has been busy making sure […]

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St. Mary’s Basilica Phoenix

Phoenix in February

We have been out of town this week at one of the most inspiring conferences that we’ve ever been to!  Although I’ll write more on it later, we thought it might be interesting to show you what Phoenix is like this time of year.       During the last several days, we’ve been sitting […]

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Fuego ‘s in downtown Phoenix

Recently we found another hidden treasure of a restaurant, Fuego’s at CityScape, that specializes in Southwestern cuisine.  It’s a fairly small place, with colorful purple cloth napkins and small potted plants on each table.  As with many of our favorite places, this eatery is located at CityScape right on Central Avenue.  We’d never eaten here […]

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3 Great Patio Restaurants in Phoenix Downtown

Phoenix is known for great climate, golf courses, resorts, spas, shopping, and dining.  However, this time of year is when restaurants transform from being indoor eateries to include marvelous patio experiences, each one unique in cuisine and style.  Although there are many excellent dining places to choose from, three of our favorites are listed below. […]

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Arizona Museums – Capital Museum and the Latest Exhibit at Wesley Bolin Plaza

Downtown Phoenix has a myriad of trendy places to eat, numerous, pscale hotels, sports venues, live theaters, a comedy club, Lucky Strike bowling alley, lots of retail shopping, and several great spas.  Plus, let’s not forget that, during this time of year, there’s also the outdoor ice skating rink.   This is a city that has […]

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I’m the Phoenix City Guide for the Examiner, an online publication

Although I haven’t written about it earlier, Ron and I have been ‘showcasing’ the downtown Phoenix area for an online publication, Examiner.com, I’m the Phoenix City Guide!  For the last two months, we’ve been publishing weekly articles about downtown, and, since we live in the heart of the city, it’s a perfect match!  We’ve seen […]

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The Hall of Flame Fire Museum

We recently visited the Hall of Flame Fire Museum and it is truly one of our city’s gems.  With almost an acre of fire history exhibits, this museum has the largest collection of firefighting apparatus in the United States.  This one location houses more than 130 of the earliest steam and motorized fire engines and […]

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Phoenix Sky Train

Phoenix Sky Train is State-of-The Art

With the addition of the Phoenix Sky Train, Phoenix, Arizona continues to be an aggressive city when it comes to taking care of its annual visitors.  The city is famous for its delightful desert climate and mild winter temperatures, so it’s a mecca for those who are escaping cold climates during the winter months.  The metropolitan […]

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Vancouver, BC, a Huge City for Its Size!

Shelli and I arrived by ferry from Vancouver Island right at rush hour on a Sunday afternoon. That’s correct Phoenicians; Vancouver has a rush hour even on a Sunday afternoon. We live in a metropolis with over 4.2 million population, the city of Phoenix itself is the 6th most populous city in the U.S. with […]

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Downsizing

Life in the fast lane is easier than ever! When we first became empty nesters, we were asked many times how we ever decided to make changes in our lives that we would  both consider positive. Apparently by many peoples’ standards, it was not considered appealing to downsize and change our ways of doing things.  Even as recently as […]

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