Photos: Flowers on the Road to Bartlett, Spring 2017
Apr30

Photos: Flowers on the Road to Bartlett, Spring 2017

March 2017 By Howard Myers The March 2017  issue of this magazine published photographs of flowers that I took in 2008 during a drive to Bartlett Lake.  We had quite a bit of rain this past winter and that usually means an unusually good year for flower blooms. My wife, Carol, and I decided to drive to Bartlett Lake to check out the flowers. It was a good decision. Below are some of the photographs that I took along the way. ...

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Photos: It’s Spring Flower Time!
Mar16

Photos: It’s Spring Flower Time!

March 16, 2007 Photographs by Howard Myers The flowers are starting to bloom in our part of the Sonoran Desert. In this article, we feature photographs taken by north Scottsdale’s Howard Myers in 2008 during a drive to Bartlett Lake. The number and variety of wildflowers that bloom vary from year to year; 2008 was a very good year. You can also find wildflowers blooming at Pinnacle Peak Park, the McDowell Sonoran Preserve, the...

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Scottsdale Photos: Seven Looking Up, One Looking Down
Feb26

Scottsdale Photos: Seven Looking Up, One Looking Down

Photographs by Howard Myers   Editorial note. Once again, north Scottsdale resident Howard Myers has contributed some magnificent photographs. Looking up at the sky, he took the first seven photos below. Then he looked down, and found a surprise waiting for him.                   Your Comment The Peak invites you to share your thoughts about this article by using the “Submit a Comment”...

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A Different Point of View on Desert Discovery Center
Jan19

A Different Point of View on Desert Discovery Center

Courtesy of Protect Our Preserve Dear DDC Supporter, As you are a supporter of the Desert Discovery Center (DDC), we are personally writing you to present important concerns about its proposed location inside the City’s Preserve.  We are not against the DDC concept per se, but we have many reservations about locating the DDC in the Preserve. The current location presents numerous barriers to the success of the DDC and goes against the...

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Photos: Desert Scenes by Howard Myers
Mar31

Photos: Desert Scenes by Howard Myers

Photographs courtesy of Howard Myers     We invite you to share your thoughts about this article by using the “Submit a Comment” box at the bottom of this page. Your email address will not be published. All comments are reviewed based on The Peak’s Comment Policy prior to...

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