A walk in the clouds…hiking an Arizona desert during a storm.

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain” Vivian Greene Repost- I had so much fun writing this post up. I remember the day we planned a hike in my old neighborhood and the disappointment I felt at not being able to find a parking spot…

A visit to a city library

Oh summer time in good old Phoenix Arizona, it sure does drag when you are stuck inside because it is just too hot to do much. Then the kids get bored and stir crazy. When my kids got bored when they were little we would head to the library down town. They loved being downtown…

 A visit to God’s art gallery

“He has made everything beautiful in it’s time. He also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.” Ecclesiastes 3:11 Here in Arizona there is a place I always recommend to others who visit us here to see in person. That place is The…

Sunshine flowers in an Arizona desert.

Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.” Winnie the Pooh Before the sun heats up everything and all the flowers disappear, I have been taking my camera out while hiking to capture some of these beautiful flowers for you all. Sometimes I will nickname the little flowers I come across…

Shopping trip to Arizona’s largest and oldest garage sale.

If you are ever in Phoenix Arizona around February then look up and visit the Jr league’s once a year sale. This thing is huge and they have been doing it for decades, way before I was born, 82 years in fact. All the money goes back into programs for the community. Donations are taken…

Tiny gems in an Arizona desert.

“ God will give you the power to have peace in the midst of the storm” Joyce Meyer We got cold weather and rain in January, and along with that came a green desert.Nothing like the weather some of our states are experiencing but cold for Arizona weather, at least for awhile. I hope everyone…

An Arizona outdoor market.

I love swap meets. I think they are some of the coolest places to visit. We have three really big ones here in Phoenix. Well one is technically out in Mesa but I still count it as Phoenix. The one I am posting about today is in Phoenix at a drive in Movie theater. I…

 Another Arizona adventure- a walk to the High Trail.

  On December 1st, my family and I decided it would be a ton of fun to go exploring. During the Winter months in certain areas of our state we all go hiking to make up for not having a white Christmas. If we want snow we just head up to the high country here…