Rod Britain

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February moisture is short in the Creek

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek is rockin’ some springtime temperatures this week. Early week winds and mild overnight lows have taken care of most of the remaining snow. It was just a dozen days ago when we were shivering through some low single-digit lows.

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So many ‘ifs’ and we’d have had a tragedy

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek had a major fire a week or so back and this is my assessment.

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Looking forward to D’backs now that Cards’ season is over

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek salutes the 14-win 2015 Arizona Cardinals. What a ride you gave us! This state hasn’t had this kind of buzz for a while and we were feeling pretty good right up to the end.

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Snow-bunnies spend holiday weekend in the Creek

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek has a ridge that runs the length of town, paralleling Columbine Road.

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Snow brings unrivaled beauty

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek is nestled in an Arizona Highways photo shoot. The breathtakingly spectacular vistas of snow-frosted trees along and beneath the Mogollon Rim and Promontory brought out the photographers.

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Goodbye to an angel of the Creek – Mimi Tidwell

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek has long had an angel in our midst. She lived alone in her cabin on the creek near the west end of Columbine Road after her husband, Ed, passed away all those years ago. Alone is perhaps not an apt description, for she was undoubtedly the most visited resident in town.

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Special moments in Christopher Creek

Another Week in the Creek

“… and that’s another week in the Creek” has been the closing for this space from day one. Here recently in our little hamlet we had not just another week, but a special, if not magical week.

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Snow a spectacular parade backdrop

Another Week in the Creek

A Christopher Creek instant classic would be the best way to describe last Saturday night’s Christmas Electric Light Parade.

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Santa visits Christopher Creek early

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek is on Santa Claus’ list of public appearances on Saturday.

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Inordinate number of visitors in town last Saturday

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek turned out Creeker strong last Saturday afternoon and evening up at Sheila’s Creekside for her Christmas party.

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