Month: August 2018

Gallivanting Around Arizona

On the Copper Mines The Copper mines is located in the Globe-Miami, Arizona, one of the oldest and largest copper districts in America. Pinto valley mine is an open pit copper mine. The Smelter Arizona produces 64% of domestic copper. Copper is its most valuable mineral. The mines […]

On Budgeting

Budgeting is the word I don’t like using very often. This is the topic I am not well-versed at. I wonder why many people out there love doing this. And they seem to be very good at it. Don’t get me wrong. Read on first😀 Yes, I also […]

Hiking at its Finest

The Tonto Natural Bridge State Park is located between Pine and Payson. It has three trails. The Pine Creek Trail, the Waterfall Trail and the Gowan Trail. We took the Gowan Trail. The Gowan Trail features a waterfall and it is 0.5 mile hike. For experienced hikers this is an easy one. For newbies like […]

Elk on the Loose

Elk are members of the deer family. While on a road trip around Arizona, we chanced upon this Bull Elk at the East Verde Estates. It is located six miles North of Payson. Bull Elk is a male elk. Hunters use the presence or absence of antlers to […]

Trixie, the Donkey

I grew up on a farm. Normal sights to me were that  of the carabao (water buffalo), cows, goats, pigs, chickens,and ducks. But of donkeys? No way, Jose! We used to ride the carabao as he grazed grasses. There was even a time when Pat, my first cousin […]