Scott’s Adventures in Arizona

Kid Sculpture Shopping area in the Fountain Hills Park

Art, in many localities, is given a budget by city hall. Artists are commissioned to produce public art for public consumption. Public art springs up in parks, in downtown open spaces near city halls, by busy streets and intersections. The art is most often not...

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Just Statues Lincoln and Reagan

At the entry to the Fountain Hills Park are a number of statues, some seated on benches, some standing, all with commemorative plaques and comments at their feet.  The figures cast shadows, some longer than others. Most of the statues are of men and most have...

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Nesting Bird- Video Arizona Home for Sale

In the front courtyard of a vacant home for sale in Fountain Hills, Arizona, a bird has made her nest in a God's flowing hair. She, quietly, doesn't move during my interruption of her nesting.. By the time this house is sold, her eggs will be hatched, her babies will...

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” The Fountain ” – Video Fountain Hills, Arizona

  This morning, the Fountain goes off at nine sharp, when all the local businesses open. Ducks cruise past it like little feathered boats as a steady geyser of water is propelled several hundred feet into the air.  I film the eruption from several directions...

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Portillo’s In Fountain Hills, Arizona

At closing, Portillo's, in Fountain Hills, is almost empty. The eatery specializes in Chicago food, hot dogs, polish sausage and Italian Beef. The restaurant is gleaming and has checkered tablecloths, old style movie posters and employees dressed in sporty uniforms....

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