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  • Places,  Review

    Cool Places Around Sedona, AZ

    Copper Art Museum 849 Main Street Clarkdale, AZ CopperArtMuseum.com 928-649-1858 The Copper Art Museum in Clarkdale, AZ is one of those surprising places that you do not expect to find. While on other excursions I heard a few other tourists take about the Copper Museum so we decided to visit. The museum is located in the old, restored High School building. The museum has the biggest collection of copper items that I have ever seen. Items include military art, cookware, drink ware, distillery and wine making objects, art, architecture, religious items, etc. There is so much to see there and I found it completely fascinating. My favorite artifacts were the…

  • Miscellaneous,  Review

    Company Review: Worldmark

    I like taking photos and this requires going to scenic places. Back in 2003 I had a good job and wanted to treat myself to something nice. I went to a Worldmark (Trendwest at that time) presentation and they told me about all the advantages of timeshare ownership. The upbeat sales presentation included happy sales associates dressed in festive attire, music, colorful maps, photos, etc. The presentation explained how a membership allowed you to book vacations at a wide variety of upscale resorts in the US and around the world. They even partnered with RCI to offer hundreds of more places all around the world. I joined and was eager…

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    PrinterPix Review

    While reading my daily emails I received a Groupon for a photo book from PrinterPix. There were many times when I thought of creating a digital photo book so I purchased the certificate and started on my first photo book. I also purchased a deluxe puzzle certificate and another for 10 calendars. I created calendars for many years from VistaPrint¬†and wanted to see if PrinterPix calendars were the same quality. I uploaded a photo for the puzzle, paid for the shipping, and received an email with the tracking number. After almost two weeks I was still waiting to receive the puzzle. I clicked the tracking link in the email and…

  • Places,  Review

    Seattle Art Deco

    This is a non-exhaustive list of Art Deco structures in Seattle. I highly recommend taking tours by the Seattle Architecture Foundation. These tours are fun, informative, and inexpensive. Downtown/Belltown Woolworth Store (now Ross) c. 1935-1940 Third Ave. & Pike St Harold B. Hamhill (NY; stock design for multiple stores) The Bon Marche (now Macy’s) 1929; three stories added in 1956 3rd Ave. & Pine St John Graham, Sr. United Shopping Tower (now Olympic Tower) 1928-1931 Third Avenue & Pine Street Henry Bittman Roosevelt Hotel 1928-1929 7th Ave. & Pine St John Graham, Sr. Seattle Times Building 1930 1120 John St Robert Reamer MGM/Loew’s Film Distribution (now restaurant) 1936 2331 2nd…