First exposure to Arizona and we liked it!

As I said in an earlier blog, this was our long overdue first time visiting the Phoenix area, and we were fortunate enough to stay in the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort.  A really nice facility surrounded by several championship golf courses, which was a little tough for me to take since, I’m still grounded…

From Vancouver to Phoenix – March 3, 2014

Our Phoenix vacation started with a night at the Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel, something that we started treating ourselves too a few years ago, whenever we were faced with an early morning departure. The rooms are spacious and very soundproof which is particularly important when you realize that many of the rooms overlook the boarding ramps…

Remembering Princess

On March 3rd, 2014, Mary and I finally made it to Phoenix!  If that sounds overly dramatic, its not meant to be.  Its just that it feels like we’ve been saying we were going to make a trip to Arizona in March for years, and for one reason or another, it never seemed to work…

2014 Heritage Classic

On Sunday March 2nd, the Vancouver Canucks faced off against the Ottawa Senators at BC Place, home of the BC Lions and Whitecaps, in front of nearly 55,00 fans – 2 1/2 times more people than had ever witnessed an NHL game in Vancouver. BC Place had been retrofitted with a beautiful retractable roof during renovations after the 2010 Winter…