We thought we might need a respite from winter in Prescott so we planned a trip to Palm Springs to coincide with Steve and Laura’s winter habitation. (As it turned out, we were “escaping” 70 degree temps in Prescott for 80 degree temps in Palm Springs.) There and back we drove past familiar landscapes from our … More Palm Springs
This seems like a moment for reflection. Not just the beginning of a new year, but having reached the mile markers set forth in the blog’s name. [One might think this would be a good time to bring the blog to a close, but I feel inclined to keep it going, at least on a … More Two Weeks, Two Months, Two Years
The lead-in to the holidays was spent with friends and family at favorite Prescott haunts. We experienced a most wonderful Prescott tradition, Acker Night, where all the shops and bars host bands, who play for tips that are donated to support music in schools. The streets are filled with revelers who are enjoying the lights, … More Holidays in Prescott
We wish you warm and happy holidays. Since this blog is chock-full of the details of our lives we thought we’d simply make a holiday post of some seasonal photos from our home and Prescott. Wishing you a 2018 full of love, joy, and new discoveries! From the Brookways Ted and Ricky … More Season’s Greetings!
We’ve had some wonderful times with wonderful visitors. Toby and Elaine came for a few days and we took our first hike at Granite Mountain. We also took a couple of short hikes at Watson and Willow Lakes. And enjoyed ourselves in between, wearing Abbey out in the process. We attended some good pre-Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving, … More At Home in Prescott
We had a most amazing three-day trip to Page, AZ. We had hoped that Page might have a Moab-like vibe, but we were disappointed in that regard. The excursions from Page, however, more than made up for that. The Colorado River, having poured into the Glen Canyon and out the dam that created Lake Powell, … More Brought to you by the Colorado River
We are enjoying the arrival of Fall in Prescott and have had the pleasure of some very good company. Mary came from Mountain View CA, Jen from Scotland, and Amy from Phoenix. Later Mark and Janet came from New York. We took them to favorite places and to places we hadn’t been before. Like Watson … More In and near Prescott