While family and friends have been complaining about the wet and cold weather in Europe and people at the East Coast are facing severe snow storms and hundreds if not thousands of cancelled flight, we are enjoying blue skies and very moderate temperatures around 70°F (21°C) during the day. It’s the 2nd Tuesday of the…Continue Reading
Fall finally has arrived in Scottsdale with some cooler temperatures – the summer heat is over which allows us to spend more time outside again. Today I spent a couple hours at the Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix again which is only about 5 mins from where we live.
During the monsoon-, or summer thunderstorm season, Arizona experiences more severe weather than many other states and gets most of its well needed water. On some occasions, a severe storm may spawn a ...Continue Reading
The other day our Argentinian friend Flavia mentioned that the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix offers free admission every second Tuesday of every month - normally the fee is $22. Today at 7:00 ...Continue Reading
It’s already the 2nd really hot weekend here in Scottsdale with temperatures in the triple digits again (38 to 40 Celsius). So we decide that it would be nice to go on a day trip to higher ...Continue Reading
Another long and adventurous day lays ahead of us: In the morning we drive past Panguitch Lake which is still solidly frozen and we see people ice fishing on it. We are lucky we don't have to get out ...Continue Reading