Monthly Archives: June 2008

A New Beginning

It’s an amazing feeling to have a new beginning twenty five years after the birth of something, to be sure.   The fire that destroyed our Cook Shack did it so thoroughly that today the only reminder of the original building is more or less its footprint, in that the old slab was used again – but even that was enlarged, with the addition of two porches, one being Continue reading

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Arizona Part of Mexico?

As a regular feature, I thought I would share with you each time a little snippet of local history. 

So – did you know that our part of Arizona very nearly wasn’t Arizona, but Mexico??  When, following the Mexican-American War, by the treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo in 1848, the United States acquired the rest of the west which had not been

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Chicken & Lime Soup

Weekly Recipe – and along with the new kitchen, we have some new recipes.  Our aim has always been to offer our guests good, home cooked meals, and I must say that when we first began, many years ago, I was astonished at how many fancy meals one can actually buy in restaurant supply shops, meals that Continue reading

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