Route 66: Traveling the Mother Road in Arizona

{Published in the April 2018 issue of the Deer Valley Times and the North Tatum Times} Route 66. The Mother Road. The Great American Highway. No matter what name you give it, U.S. Route 66 is a true part of historic Americana and a great way to see some of the most delightful destinations in the western part of the United States. …

Butterflies and Wildflowers – Spring Blooms in the Sonoran Desert

When spring bursts to life in the Sonoran Desert, it doesn’t hold back. Mother Nature paints with every color available in her palette to bring to life an abundance of wildflowers and butterflies throughout the landscape. Many of these places can only be found by pulling on your hiking shoes and hitting the trail. But others are more readily available …

Kids and Baseball: Take Me Out to the Ball Game!

{Published in the April 2018 issue of the Deer Valley Times and the North Tatum Times} Baseball season has arrived! Our family loves to go to baseball games. Not only does this activity let you get your kids out of the house, you can also see nature and science in action. Fresh air and birdwatching abound, not to mention baseball statistics, field geometry and …

Enhance Your Kid’s Education with These Fun Places to Visit in Phoenix

Looking for fun ways to keep you kids interested in educational activities with only a few months left of school? Help foster your kids’ love of learning and interest in science with fun, science-based places to visit for the whole family. Here are some excellent museums that educate and stimulate learning, while also being interesting and highly entertaining for kids …

2018 Spring Break Camps and Activities in the Valley of the Sun

[Published in the March 2018 edition of the Deer Valley Times} It’s March and Spring Break is almost here for students everywhere in Arizona. Whether your child has spring break early in the month or during the last week, you may want to find fun and educational activities for a few days while they are out of school. This is a …