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Fountain Hills February 2011 Great Fair . . . Its On Rain Or Shine

Feb 26

filed under: Community Events, Living In Fountain Hills

Glass Art from Fountain Hills Great FairJust got back from strolling the Great Fair in Fountain Hills. There are over 500 booths of fine arts, crafts, and stylish wearables. Scattered among the artists booths are  the booths that make our mouths water, the fudge, gourmet chocolates, kettle corn, salsas, and Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Howard Harris

Thursday Afternoon at Fountain Hills Farmers Market

Feb 18

filed under: Living In Fountain Hills, Local Gems, Real Estate, Shopping and Good Eats

Fountain Hills Farmers MarketFountain Hills farmers market is a popourri of produce, homemade hummus, organic honey, red velvet cupcakes, gourmet olive oils, fresh breads, Thai herbs, hand painted pet portraits, wearable art and other things that will delight your senses and your taste buds.  Our farmers market takes place on Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Howard Harris

The Pony Express Comes To Fountain Hills

Feb 10

filed under: Community Events, Living In Fountain Hills

What a beautiful day for The Pony Express to come to town.

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Fountain Hills Community Theater Does Mel Brook’s Musical “The Producers” Proud

Feb 07

filed under: Living In Fountain Hills, Local Gems, Real Estate, Shopping and Good Eats

Fountain Hills Community Theater "The Producers"Saturday night Howard and I started out our “New York” style evening  at Fountain Hills Chinese restaurant, Chen’s Garden on Avenue of the Fountains .   Our dining menu consisted of sizzling rice soup, egg roll, pepper steak and sweet and sour chicken, oh yes a glass of pinot grigio and a margarita.  I know you’re scratching your head “margarita, Chinese restaurant, wierd”.  Hey what can I say, I’m a risk taker.  After a great meal evidenced by the fact that our plates were clean and there were not any left overs, we headed to the Fountain Hills Community Theater to see the final Saturday night performance of Mel Brook’s Musical “The Producers”. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Howard Harris

Dog Park Politics In Fountain Hills. . . Someone Google Fact Check

Feb 01

filed under: Harry and Ruffus, Living In Fountain Hills, Yada Yada

Afternoon PowWowFountain Hills has a great dog park. We go there a lot with our dog Harry, sometimes twice a day, yeah I know its crazy but as I have said before  Harry is a very spoiled dog. Anyway if you can get to the park about 7:30 am you will find a group of dog owners that are extremely passionate about their politics.

The setting is the big dog park, (there’s a small dog park as well) with all the big dogs and, yes I’m going to say it, their very Republican dog owners, plus a sprinkling of some verrry out numbered Democrats. Oh and yes the Tea Party tribe, hmmm are they Republicans, sometimes hard to tell who’s who. I really can’t say I have seen any independents but it doesn’t mean they’re not there.

The cast of characters and no last names here, Mitch, Fred, Joe, Howard, Frank, Nick, Bob and BoB (there’s 2 Bobs), and Jerry to name a few.

From time to time it’s not so easy to determine ones political persuasion.  An owner may be just chillin in the background and choose not to contribute to the political topic of the day or chose to walk away from an often heated discussion. All I can tell you is that “Fact Check” needs to be instituted for these die hard, big dog owner, amateur politicians.

Harry Dog ParkMake no mistake these dog owners are all law abiding fun citizens who will spout off whatever they are thinking. Although not political, I am looking forward to their feisty opinions about the upcoming Super Bowl. Don’t have a dog, come to the dog park anyway, especially if your a Democrat, we need all the help we can get. The bonus that comes with all these lively discussions is that the dogs are really fun to watch, especially Harry, everyone loves Harry.

Written by Howard Harris