A week ago this past Sunday, our son and his wife welcomed their first child, a beautiful baby girl, who arrived three weeks early and weighed a petite 5 lbs 12 ounces. Once home, they soon discovered an almost immediate bond between their dog Josie and the newborn, who the parents have given a computer name of Princess Pignoli, a sweet Italian cookie, that upon taste is one step from heaven. It appears that Josie's maternal instincts kicked in right away and she is very protective and is licking her sweet new companion all the time.
In the days and weeks to come, it is my intent to post photos and share my many rich and fulfilling Arizona experiences. Hopefully, this blog will engender and create an interest on the part of the reader to know more about the diversity of the "Grand Canyon State" and possibly visit. (November 23rd, 2009)
I was born and raised in the cold country of Minnesota. After spending thirty seven years in education, retirement in Arizona was my answer. Today, my interests and passions include traveling, playing tennis and being with my grandchildren.