The strangest part of the Phoenix area, for a pureblood blue stater such as myself, are the streets named after such luminaries as Goldwater and Cheney. Yet for such a rah-rah conservative place, the more confusing aspect is the overbearing social engineering. For crying out loud, does every single parking lot need a speed bump every 20 feet? This place must have the highest per capita speed bump usage in the world.
Everyone hear is excited about the return of winter. Of the places I visited, some have special winter hours, or winter specials. Of course, it’s easy to understand why when the winter highs are still in the 80s. Who wouldn’t be excited about that, when previously daytime highs would cross 100?