Saturday, February 28, 2009

Friday, February 27, 2009

Two Month Annivesary

the hands at a tempe light rail stop. It's been two months since light rail opened.

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Monday, February 23, 2009

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Saturday, February 21, 2009

Friday, February 20, 2009

Tempe Art Center

From inside the building it looks like this reflecting pool is part of the Town Lake.

Thursday, February 19, 2009

The Lost Dutchman Half Marathon

Here's the runners running toward the Superstition Mountain.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Lost Dutchman Half Marathon

Last Sunday was the 8th running of the Lost Dutchman Marathon and Half Marathon. I took this picture while running the half.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

The Dutchman

Here I am with an actor playing Jacob Waltz, the Dutchman who had a goldmine in the Superstition Mtns back in the late 1800's.

Monday, February 16, 2009


Yesterday was a sunset in Chandler. Today, a sunrise at the Lost Dutchman Marathon in Apache Junction.

Sunday, February 15, 2009

Arizona Theme Day: Sunsets

Today is the first day for the Arizona Theme Day. It's a collaboration among several Daily city blogs in Arizona. We take turns picking a subject and then take a picture in our respective cities. I hope you like my choice today and that you'll visit all the other Arizona blogs to see their interpretation of


Saturday, February 14, 2009

Snow Day

You can see snow covered mountains from Chandler and the east valley. This shot was taken from Val Vista Drive and the 202 in Mesa. It's Four Peaks Mountains just northeast of the Phoenix metro area.

Friday, February 13, 2009

Joe's Day Five

And don't forget to check out the bathrooms at Joe's. There's even a tv above the urinal.

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Joe's Day Four

Or outside under the huge shade trees. Joe's Farm Grill is a must dine experience.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Joe's Day Three

You can eat inside in the former living room. See the fireplace?

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Joe's Day Two

The line is long, but the food and the atmosphere is worth it. You can even join the Joe's Farm Grill Fan Club on Facebook.

Monday, February 9, 2009

Joe's Farm Grill

The place to go for a burger, fries and a shake. The building is the old farmhouse redone to a modern eatery.

Sunday, February 8, 2009

Saturday, February 7, 2009

Riding the Bull

Two girls riding two bulls.
This was at London's Run, a half marathon

Friday, February 6, 2009


Protecting the cactus from frostbite.

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Hendel's A/C

Another bit of whimsy at the air conditioning store. Do you see the styrofoam cups on the cactus? Know what that's for?

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

The Chandler Dinosaur

On Arizona Avenue just south of the canal, you'll spot a dinosaur among other things at Hendel's A/C.

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Cleveland Indians and the Cincinnati Reds

In Goodyear, AZ the ballpark is almost complete. They just erected this fine piece of public art outside and the field is almost ready for play. Come March, the Cleveland Indians will have spring training here. Next year, the Cincinnati Reds will join them.

Monday, February 2, 2009

Eatin' Sheep

The sheep got to eat and if you own sheep, but don't have a field of weeds, you might as well rent the sheep out. In Chandler you'll see the sheep moved from field to field.

Sunday, February 1, 2009

The Marathon

CityDailyPhoto has a monthly theme day on the 1st. Today's theme is 'Paths and Passages'.
Photo taken by my wife, Amy. She was waiting for me at mile 10 of my latest half marathon. Over 20,000 runners made a path from downtown Phoenix to Tempe, Arizona. This is the parking lot of the spring training home of the Oakland A's baseball team. It's right after a water stop, so there's cups all over the ground.