Spring at Cubs Park: What’s good and what were they thinking

Cub fan relaxes before game at Mesa Sheraton Hotel

Sloan Park, a large stadium that seats 15,000 people (including grass) feels more like Wrigley Field than the Cubs’ former Hohokam Stadium.


Phoenix has more than spas to attract visitors

Hot air balloon over Sonoran desert

Spend a few hours a day away from your hotel or resort exploring these interesting sights in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area of Arizona.


Things to do in Phoenix – Visit the Phoenix Zoo

Komodo Dragon at the Phoenix Zoo

Whether you have children with you or not, a zoo can be a fun place to visit. Most zoos have come a long way in providing healthy habitats for the animals so viewing is much more pleasant. The Phoenix Zoo, promoted as one of the Top 5 Zoos for Kids, is close to downtown yet has 125 acres of land devoted to the animals.


North of Phoenix Arizona – the best pies ever

Rock Springs Cafe - Cream Pies

Rock Springs Cafe, north of Phoenix, Arizona is famous for pies. While you can purchase whole pies at Rock Springs Cafe, that day we each selected just a piece from the extensive menu. There were creme pies and fruit pies and, of course, my favorite… berry pie.


Indian art in Litchfield Park, Arizona – A January tradition

Shopping at the Litchfield Park Native American Art Show

Litchfield Park, Arizona, just west of Phoenix, is a lovely town with a well-known historic resort. But it’s the annual Native American art festival that draws us year after year each January.


Best things to do in Phoenix, Arizona

Chihuly Sculptures at the Desert Botanical Garden

Phoenix, Arizona and the Valley of the Sun is a desert destination full of fun things to do. Here are some of the best things to do and see in the Phoenix area.