Read and rate Travel Journal Entries for Springerville, Arizona, United States
Apr 26, 2009 - Reconnecting with Old Friends.
As many of you know, William had an internal medicine private practice in northern Arizona from 1994 through 1998 in a small cattle ranching town called Springerville. The practice was called “Health Horizons” and grew to have 8 providers and two locations. He pretty much lived there for the first three years and then returned to Tucson during the last two, commuting to manage the business. This commute was the reason he got his pilot’s license (5 hours to drive, 1 hour to fly). During his time in Springerville, he also ran the ER and...Jump to full entry
Apr 26, 2009 - Petroglyphs
Petroglyphs are drawings on rocks made by the native peoples who inhabited the southwest from around 900 CE to 1400 CE. They are symbols clearly meant to depict events and convey information. They were made by tapping a stone against a flat exposed rock (usually on a cliff face or inside a cave) to produce a divot or etching in the natural patina of the rock. There is much speculation over the meaning of the symbols, but it is clear that they were very important to these people and probably represented a form of communication and perhaps a...Jump to full entry