The Saguaro, a Joie de Vivre Hotel
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Drove from Glendale to Scottsdale, freeway was very busy but Doug got us here safely. Warm but cloudy so no pool time today! Walked around Old Town for a bit then back to our hotel. Made a trip to Albertsons to get a few groceries and made dinner in our suite. Our hotel was an apartment building from the 50s that has been converted to a hotel, so we have a full kitchen. Went back downtown and walked around, everything is lit up for ...
... UUUGGGGGGG!!! I just went back to bed. Later I was up and had to clean it up—UUUUGGG again! Then I noticed a wide dark line of ants that were enjoying the mess! Found the ant spray and took care of them! Stepson Doug came by for a visit in late morning. I packed some of my things into the car so will be ready to leave. Gary and Sharon arrived back home late afternoon. Sharon and I flagged cars so Gary could back across the street into his RV parking place. ...
We awoke to a sprinkling of snow and pouring rain this morning. The day was forecast to be raining until noon and we stayed indoors and tried to do some planning while it precipitated. There was rain, snow and hail and something called graupel. The quail shivered in the lee of the barrel cactus while a Cooper's Hawk whizzed by looking for a tasty morsel.
Richard and I ate an early lunch and set off to do some shopping. We checked ...
... put that away. Red raked my pine needles and we filled my garbage can with them! I want that tree to die! I looked out later and there was a pickup parked in front and it was the guy to install the front screens! He was not due till next Thursday! They look great but it sure darkens the dining/living area. Not as much as the heavy metal screens that were on but still darker. Hope they really help as much as promised! Phil called his usual 4 or 5 times.
... Coming from the north on 51st Avenue, turn at Mitchell.
There are 2,000 spaces onsite for parking. The cost is $6.00. Do not park in the shopping mall directly to the north of the stadium as you may discover that your vehicle may been ticketed and towed while you were enjoying that tender hotdog and second beer at the game.
The field of play faces northeast. The field dimensions are quite different from most parks and are certainly not symmetrical. From left ...
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