Apple Annie’s Apple Harvest

It’s that time of year again; time to pick apples and Asian pears at the Apple Harvest Celebration going on now at Apple Annie’s Orchard in Willcox, AZ. During the weekends of Aug. 27-28, Sept 3-5 and Sept. 10-11 you can start the day with a pancake and hot apple topping or cider syrup breakfast from seven-thirty […]

The house needs a little work, but the views are fantastic …

I recently took a trip through the northeastern part of California, travelling back home through the Sierra Nevada Mountains. I was in awe of the beauty of this space. Snow-capped mountains sat majestically soaking up the mid-day sun, no tourists eyes gazing upon them except those of my travelling companion and me. We came upon this […]

Happy Motoring

  We are blessed in this country with an expansive footprint. Due to our sheer size the topography includes everything from glacial mountains and timberline, pristine lakes and waterfalls, flat grassy plains, swamplands, arid deserts, to coastal beaches and even tropical islands.  It’s summer. Time for the great American vacation adventure on the open road. […]

Give Me Three Grains of Sand and I’ll Grow

I have a few close friends who struggle through life just to make ends meet. They aren’t lazy or unmotivated people. They work hard, are full of great ideas, have fantastic people skills, and are generous to others, but somehow survival is a constant struggle. Yet they do survive – and with joy in their hearts. […]