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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Positively Butterfly Heaven

by Mauverneen

The building is as colorful as the creatures inside
I saw an ad for Butterfly Wonderland while I was in Phoenix, Arizona and thought I would check it out. I am glad I did. It really is a wonderland. An indoor rainforest (very humid), it is filled with butterflies and plants specifically chosen for the butterfly species inside.
The atrium
It was easy enough to get to,

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

A Bed, A Breakfast - and Dinner on a Rock

by Mauverneen

An inviting entry
I would be terribly remiss if I did not mention the Phoenix bed and breakfast I stayed in on my recent trip – Maricopa Manor. Advertised as a ‘private oasis in the heart of Phoenix’ it is exactly that. About one half block from a main intersection, it is in a nice neighborhood with a grocery store and at least a half dozen restaurants – all within walking distance.