Tlaquepaque

Tlaquepaque (pronounced Tla-keh-pah-keh), Sedona Arizona’s Arts & Crafts Village, which some call the art and soul of Sedona, is nestled beneath the shade of beautiful sycamores on the banks of Oak Creek, but not quite as old as it looks.   The conceptual history of Tlaquepaque is the story of Abe Miller, a successful Nevada businessman. […]

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 […]