Swimming Pool Care & Maintenance

Swimming Pool Care & Maintenance

It may still seem like summer along the Colorado River. But fall is fast approaching. Come October temperatures can change quickly. Will your swimming pool be ready for winter? The first step is the cleaning of the pool. Of course this will be made easier if your are...

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Creatures Large and Small

For those newly arrived to the Bullhead City area in the Colorado River Valley, the creatures large and small that inhabit the desert can be a little unnerving. This is especially true for folk that have migrated from the north country. But in comparison, these...

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The Fabulous Vanderbilt’s

The Fabulous Vanderbilt’s

In the years bracketing the dawn of the 20th century, the Vanderbilt family had wealth beyond imagination. All along the east coast they built palatial estates. Many featured swimming pools that were reminiscent those build for the classic Roman emperors. Cornelius...

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A Personal Paradise

A Personal Paradise

From the dawning of civilization people have manipulated nature to create a personal paradise. Ancient Greek and Roman texts, murals and mosaics portrayed the mythic Hanging Gardens of Babylon. This marvel was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. According...

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Peace of Mind

Peace of Mind

We wisely study, evaluate, and invest in mutual funds, stocks, cars, and precious minerals. We exercise, work to eat right and get annual physicals. All of these endeavors provide peace of mind. There is another investment that we can make to ensure peace of mind. And...

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Few things cause an involuntary shiver as much as the sight of a cockroach scurrying across the kitchen floor. When it comes to the cockroach there is an almost ingrained sense of revulsion and disgust. However, as with many creatures we deem to be pests, these...

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Drought & Landscaping

Drought & Landscaping

For those who live in Bullhead City, Arizona or in the Colorado River Valley it can be hard to believe that we are living through an historic drought. A cool, blue river with an endless stream of jet skis and boats is flowing past our doors. There is every impression...

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Dare to Dream

Dare to Dream

In Bullhead City, Arizona, and all along the Colorado River, the swimming pool is more than a luxury. It is an oasis, an escape from the summer heat. And when the sun goes down, the backyard pool becomes the focal point of the home. But a swimming can be more, much...

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Going For A Swim

Going For A Swim

Even after decades of archeological investigation little is known about the ancient city of Mohenjodaro in Pakistan. There is, however, one discovery that truly sets this city apart from other ancient sites of similar age. Dating to about 2600 B.C.E. the Great Baths...

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A Bit of Perspective

A Bit of Perspective

Critters and bugs are just a part of life in the deserts along the Colorado River. Encounters with scorpions, a variety of spiders, hornets, Vinegaroons and similar unwelcome guests are common. Fortunately they are easily controlled with just one phone call to the...

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