Tag Archives: History

All Good Clay Smells Like Rain

On March 3, 2011 my family was invited to attend an exhibition featuring the Adele Cheatham Collection of Maricopa Potters at the Pueblo Grande Museum in Phoenix. My grandmother Adele, (who has since passed away) would  take me as a child to the Maricopa settlements near the Estrella mountains South of Laveen on the Gila River […]

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White Dove of the Desert, Mission San Xavier del Bac

While I was waiting to pick up a client at the Tucson airport, I had an hour to kill. Since I had my camera, I thought I would run over to see this 17th Century Mission. I have been to Tucson too many times to count …but I had never seen this old Spanish Mission […]

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The Prisoner Mandela’s cell, Robben Island, South Africa

After so many trips to Africa, I have always wanted  to take the boat out to Robben Island to see the prison that housed Nelson Mandela. Our guide for the tour was an equally amazing man. Kgotso Ntsoelengoe was his name. He too was held prisoner here. He was locked up for over 7 years. He […]

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The Original Fort Mcdowell…


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