Category: What’s New

Drive from Wickenburg to Prescott

If you've never driven Hwy 89 from Wickenburg to Prescott, you really should give it a shot some time—it's a very interesting and scenic route.  However, for those who get car-sick easily...fare-warning, it's a sketchy road with many 15mph hairpin turns and switchback.  For those who are impatient, this trek...

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Met an interesting ol’-timer…

While on the train ride through Verde Valley yesterday, I met a really nice and interesting ol'-timer named "Vernon." Vernon is an Air Force Veteran who served in Korea (as did my Father). We talked each others' ears off about politics, and found our positions very much aligned. Funny though,...

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Heading to Cottonwood…

Heading to Cottonwood to ride the train through Verde Valley.  Will stop in Prescott and maybe Jerome along the way.  Will be staying at a quaint B&B called, Desert Rose. Stay tuned for more later...

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Packing up…

Well, I'm packing up for my first official day on the road.  For the past couple of days I've had the luxury of staying at my folks' place in Wickenburg, AZ.  First stop, Cottonwood, AZ area for a train ride through Verde Valley, something I've wanted to do for a...

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Close call this morning…

Close call this morning...I was hiking through the Hassayampa River Preserve, just outside Wickenburg, AZ this morning, when I almost  stepped on a HUGE snake...anyone know what kind it is?  I was walking so fast (looking at all the scenery), and with its camouflage, I was only a step or...

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First Media Interview…

I had my first media interview today, it was with Today Publications...a local publisher in Pinal County.  Today Publications prints several area newspapers as well as maintaining several websites, including San Tan Valley Today.  Zach is the reporter who interviewed me and is planning on updating his readers weekly (I...

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Left the Valley today…

Diary report for 6/6/10...left the Valley-of-the -HOT Sun today... It was another 110 degree day today, and thankfully, I'm heading out of the valley and will miss the excruciating summer heat!  I am staying with my folks in Wickenburg for a few days to say good-bye.  On my way out...

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Mike’s Road Trip will chronicle…

Mike's Road Trip will chronicle the... Mike’s Road Trip will chronicle the journey of a man who loses his house, sells everything and embarks on an adventure that will test his marketing abilities.  Along the way he will provide promotional and product placement for sponsored considerations as well as lodging...

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Mike Shubic’s new adventure…

Mike Shubic goes on an Adventure... Caught up in the economic downturn just like so many others, I've decided to try something different in order to create opportunity for myself.  Check back often for information, stories and travel related topics.

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