From Scottsdale, one week ago today. Taken on my hotel balcony.
Mr. Wrigley, of the chewing gum and Wrigley Field fame, built a winter ‘cottage’ for his wife as a 50th anniversary gift. Today the house is owned by the widow of the heir to the Hormel fortune, and operates as a private club. Tours are offered several times a day.
I had time to kill, so I toured the Wrigley Mansion.
I visited on Saturday the Japanese Friendship Garden in urban Phoenix. What a lovely and tranquil place this is, in spite of the fighting ducks.
Three studies of ducks:
And the ducks fighting with each other:
The Japanese lantern, studied from different angles and locations in the garden: