Jerome Arizona

In the 1920s, Jerome was home to more than 10,000 people, working in the rich (mostly copper) mines.  As of the 2010 census, Jerome’s population was 444. Founded in the late 19th century on Cleopatra Hill overlooking the Verde Valley, it is more than 5,000 feet (1,500 m) above sea level, located on State Route […]

Lunar Tetrad

The first Blood Moon eclipse in a series of four (lunar tetrad) happened during the night of April 14-15, 2014. Lunar Tetrad Total lunar eclipses are rare, only about one in three lunar eclipses are total, and about four or five total eclipses can be seen at any place on Earth in a decade. Every once […]

Oak Creek Canyon

Even after Labor Day, it can get pretty hot in Sedona, Az. Fortunately, Oak Creek Canyon, a scenic beautiful 12 miles long river gorge located along the Mogollon Rim in northern Arizona between the cities of Flagstaff and Sedona provides shade and temperatures are lower than in town. The canyon’s width is ranging from 0.8 […]

Close Call

June 28 – my birthday – since my family is currently traveling abroad, I had the day to myself and one of my favorite things to do, is hiking the Laguna Mountains. While at 6,000 feet elevation, it’s only a 30 minute drive from my home, but with temperatures above 90 degrees and uncommonly high […]

WildcatFire

WildcatFire June 17, 8:00pm According to CalFire, on June 17, 2015 at 8:50 pm, the Wildcat Fire burning at Wildcat Canyon Rd and Barona Rd, east of Fernbrook is at 150 acres with 10% contained. Serious air support started at about 6:30 pm – about 90min after the fire started – and lasted until 7:30 pm. This short video […]