His name is Proud Gun’s Legacy and he won my heart and touched my soul the moment he nuzzled his warm soft nose against the palm of my hand.  He had the curiosity only a baby could have but was still a little on the shy side.   He is only 4 days old and I was surprised that he was curious enough to step towards me as I photographed him and talked to Brent, his owner, about him.  He’s a delightful colt stallion still testing his legs, developing his charm and already making his way with the ladies.  Here he is posing for his very first portrait nestledRead More →

It spring at the Botanical Gardens here in Phoenix Arizona and hummingbirds are on Guard.  This little guy didn’t appear to be disturbed by anything as he attempted to scratch at something near his ear.  Do hummingbirds have ears located there?  I don’t know for sure.  But he was a lovely bird in a beautiful setting.Read More →

Last week Gus and I went to the Arizona BBQ Festival and enjoyed some great tastings.  There were BBQ tents and portable kitchens set up throughout the Salt River Fields in Scottsdale.  One of the best features of the event were the chef demos held throughout the day.  I attended two demos; the first being Chef Stephen Jones of Blue Hound Kitchen and Cocktails.  Each chef was to demonstrate how to make some type of “road kill”.  Chef Stephen chose an appetizer of  Frog Legs and it was delicious.  Since meeting him and a short conversation, I decided to also check out the restaurants website andRead More →

What do you think they are building here at Hoover Dam? I took these pictures on one of my numerous trips between Phoenix, Arizona and Las Vegas, Nevada. Not to gamble though I must say. Don’t gamble except when I’m shopping for a good pair of shoes. The drive was always slow going through the dam especially after 9/11 when you had to go through security checks on both the Nevada and Arizona side. It reminded me of crossing borders between countries instead of states but necessary. It amazed me to watch this creation in process.Read More →