On a very bright and cheery Sunday, we took my two nieces, four and six years old, to Tucson Museum of Art. We had read that there were free family events on a Sunday. We were very pleased to enter the museum without paying acover charge (it was by donation). The Southwestern art collections seem […]Read More Arizona Bucket List No. 61 Tucson Museum of Art
Interesting to note, in many museums you are told not to touch anything. Yet, in the International Wildlife Museum, there are many exhibits designed for you to hold, touch and interact with real preserved specimen and replicas.Read More Arizona Bucket List No. 62 -International Wildlife Museum
Visited the farm on a Wednesday morning for a breakfast meeting with colleagues. this place can transport you to a different time in Phoenix history—a time when much of the Valley’s business was geared towards agriculture. As a kid, I grew up in Gilbert (1980s), so I was charmed to hit this nook and hidden […]Read More Arizona Bucket List No. 63 – The Farm at South Mountain
Hall of Flame Museum, home to many fire engines, old bucket brigade relics, memorials to firefighters lost in service, and more.Read More Arizona Bucket List No. 64 – Hall of Flame, Tempe, AZ
On a sunny May afternoon, I was running errands near the downtown Phoenix/Arizona Downtown U.S. post office. It occurred to me that setting foot inside the Westward Ho has been on my AZ bucket list for years. The Westward Ho looms above the downtown Phoenix skyline. It’s very recognizable because for decades it was the […]Read More Arizona Bucket List No. 65 – Set foot inside the Historic Hotel Westward Ho
My quest to find a local winery that produces something I actually like has been going on for years. And finally, Arizona, we have a winner! After many fruitless searches, many tastings that ended in disappointment, visits to Devour food festival that ended with me spitting out red vino into a bucket, I finally found […]Read More Arizona Bucket List No. 66 – Find an AZ wine I can actually enjoy!
PBS is one of my favorite local stations, and it has been since I was a kid. Last fall, I had the incredible opportunity to participate in the production of live Arizona broadcasting. I applied and was selected to appear on an episode of Check Please, Arizona! starring local restauranteur and host Mark Tarbell. My […]Read More Arizona Bucket List. No. 67 – Be on Check Please, AZ!