BEST WESTERN Phoenix I-17 MetroCenter Inn
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... staff that we were tooing and froing behind the bar, and then our 6th dish was delivered, commentary rock shrimp and linguine from the chef. Most excited, as this was the mains option Tanya had wanted before we decided to eat more apps, we tucked in and tried to finish the wine. We had had our fill, and even leaving some wine in the glass we departed strolling home through the extremely warm evening, with no shoes on!?!? Shoeless we wandered through the streets of ...
... and did some house cleaning. Looks much better now—a few things done that I have been putting off. Sat outside in the sun and read for a while and then it was time for Joe S to show up for a visit. Joe showed up with 2 small pizza and we had a late lunch of pizza and lots of talk. He left before dark as he does not drive then. We later had tomato soup and the leftover pizza for late dinner, watched some TV and off to bed.
... not too far) and started heading east. Our first stop was at Yavapai Point. The view was amazing. I don't really have words to describe it. Our next stop was by the main visitor centre at Mather Point. There were plenty of people here so we often had to wait to be able to take photos. After watching the information centre movie on the how the Canyon was created and what is currently happening there we got back on the bike and took the Desert View road ...
Lottery fever claimed the city of Phoenix today. In fact, it claimed the attention of nearly everyone in the USA. The eight states that were NOT selling tickets were Alabama, Alaska, Florida, Hawaii, Mississippi, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming. Nevada? Go figure.
The stories were thick and heavy on the news. Sad tales of winners of the past, lives ruined by too much money come too fast; ...
... fancy. Consider for a moment the following:
+"The Boys of Summer" by Roger Kahn
+"Moneyball" by Michael Lewis (or see the movie based on this work)
+"The Baseball Codes" by Jason Turbow
+"Baseball in the Garden of Eden" by John Thorn
+"Ball Four" by Jim Bouton
If you don't find these appealing, head off to the library or any good bookstore. Your search will be richly rewarded.
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