This is a side of the hipster hotel The Clarendon. It’s a swinging place with early 60s decor (like my building and lots of buildings in the neighborhood), a huge swimming pool, and a lounge.
On Mondays, people from the neighborhood can come to the hotel and swim in the pool for free—otherwise you have to be a guest or it’s ten bucks. A smart way to bring more guests to their restaurant/lounge on an otherwise dead night!
I went for a stroll tonight—the weather is gorgeous, breezy and not that hot. I’ll be heading north tomorrow to go back to work. (I’d really like to call a place home—send me good vibes on the job front here in Phoenix. I need work here so I can eat and pay rent while I am in one place long enough to set up practice and to make art. Currently I drive to Flagstaff to work at NAU while I am staying in Camp Verde—I try not to think about it too much, otherwise, it wears on my psyche. Yoga and healing arts and creative work is all sort of halted—except for this, I suppose . . . )
The blooming yucca against the light caught my eye. The lights change color every ten seconds or so – sort of like a colored fountain effect without the fountain.