You might not think of the word 'green' when you think of Arizona - but the State is more than just desert with a few cactus! The Phoenix Desert Botanical Gardens is a showcase of arid-land plants from deserts around the world. This Dale Chihuly Glass Sculpture– Desert Towers welcomes visitors. It was installed as … Continue reading Greenery of Arizona
Sometimes clouds, not fluffy ones like these, but dark, rain filled ones - settle in over the Rocky Mountains and dump buckets of water. If they do this when these mountains are still covered with their winter coats of snow, then disaster will follow. Frozen little mountain streams turn into torrents which then fill the … Continue reading Alberta Flooding – Foreshadow of a Flood
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FOR SALE: one cabin in Hidden Valley. Completely renovated in 2005. Last seen on Antelope Street. Must be moved as lease will not be renewed. Exterior amenities include one trampoline, numerous pieces of lawn furniture, fire pit, and several garden sheds - maybe. Also possibly one hot tub, assuming the electrical cord that kept it … Continue reading Alberta Flooding – Cabin For Sale
June 20, 2013: The mighty Bow River is flooding. The Cabin and Golf Resort at Hidden Valley on the Siksika Reserve is in danger of being inundated. We left the cabin at Hidden Valley at about 11:30 PM (June 20) and were safely home several hours later. We had loaded our little travel trailer with … Continue reading Alberta Flooding – Four Hours to Evacuate at the Cabin
I had no idea that Stone Skipping was a competitive sport. If you doubt this claim, then head on over to the Mackinac Island Stone Skipping and Gerplunking Website! Most people know what Stone Skipping is, but may not have heard about Gerplunking. "Gerplunk" - the sound a that a rock makes when it hits … Continue reading Skipping Stones across the Ice – When The River Freezes