One of the ferris wheels at the 2011 Arizona State Fair. The wheel changed colors and patterns every few seconds.
This high speed ride was at the 2011 Arizona State Fair. It was too fast for me, but I did enjoy photographing it.
This ferocious lion was guarding the 2011 Phoenix Zoolights.
This colorful tribute to the Arizona Centennial was at Glendale Glitters, 2011. Arizona became the 48th state February 14, 1912.
From Glendale Glitters in 2011. This horse drawn carriage was very popular. Over a million lights covered 16 blocks of Glendale, Arizona.
"Big Blue" at the 2011 Zoolights at the Phoenix Zoo. I don't have any idea how many hundreds of thousands of lights were on Big Blue, but it was a whole lot.
Parasols for sale at the 2012 Renaissance Festival
Hair Ribbons and Flowers for sale at the 2012 Renaissance Festival
Colorful scarves and bling for sale at the 2012 Renaissance Festival
The colorful jousting event at the 2012 Renaissance Festival. This is the 24th annual event and it has grown nicely over the years.
Mass transportation around the 2012 Renaissance Festival was very friendly.
A colorful carousel horse at the 2012 Arizona State Fair.
A tiger on the carousel at the Phoenix Zoo