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Archive for June, 2012


“A Piece of Paradise” at WD Ranch – Payson, AZ

June 25th, 2012 Published in AZ Living

    At about ten degrees cooler than Phoenix, Payson, AZ is only about an hour and a half north of the city. “Arizona’s Cool Mountain Town” is part of Arizona’s Rim Country, so named due to the overwhelming presence of the Mogollon Rim. Largely preserved as a natural forest, the Rim has an abundance […]

Meteor Crater – “World’s Best Preserved Meteorite Impact Site”

June 23rd, 2012 Published in AZ Living

Ever wonder what the Earth was like 50,000 years ago? Meteor Crater gives you the opportunity to look into the past. Also known as Barringer Meteroite Crater, the crater created when Earth was struck by an iron-nickel meteorite is widely viewed as the best preserved meteorite impact site in the world. Though the meteorite (known as the Canyon […]

Free Falling at Skydive Arizona

June 18th, 2012 Published in AZ Living

  Flying through the air with the greatest of ease isn’t just for daring young people on the flying trapeze. Anyone can do it! At least anyone can fly through the air, the ease comes with practice. And practice you can, at Skydive Arizona™. As the world’s largest skydiving center, it boasts an average of […]

Phoenix Art Museum is the Largest Art Museum in the Southwestern U.S.

June 15th, 2012 Published in AZ Living

  Do you have any interest in photography, architecture, painting, sculpture, interactive installations, printmaking or fashion design? How about handcrafted cheeses and Arizona boutique beers and wines? If even a single one of these strikes your fancy, you will definitely want to plan a trip to the Phoenix Art Museum. Boasting films, performances, demos, discussions, […]

Brandon’s Story

June 12th, 2012 Published in Buying  |  6 Comments

JoAnn and I were in Dallas, Texas, for a Real Estate Conference and before going home we reserved a day to see our Granddaughter and her family. January had just given birth to Shea, her second son and fifth child, so Nanny was dying to see the baby. They originally moved to Dallas for Brandon […]

A Remarkable Road to Publication

June 10th, 2012 Published in Buying

One morning in January 2012, JoAnn received a call from a gentleman who identified himself as a senior editor with a New York publisher. He told JoAnn that he had heard we wrote a book and that he would like to read it. We sent a copy FedEx and he received it the next day. […]

The Promise of Clients First

June 6th, 2012 Published in Buying  |  2 Comments

JoAnn and I were half way through life with nothing to show for thirty years of labor. We had raised a family and done many things, but the fact was we were as broke as the day we finished high school. We had no savings, rented our house, leased our car, and owed my father. […]