By Kelsee Haws
On Aug.11-13 I went to Lo Lo Mai Springs (between Sedona and
I played in Oak Creek with my new friend Brandon. Brandon also
taught me to fish "old-style" with a cane pole and some line —
just as in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark
My grandpa Mike also took me fishing; he taught me how to cast
and reel with my brand-new FisherGirl fishing pole (from Darla
McDowell). Although we had no luck fishing, I had fun just the
We also went to Honanki Ruins just outside Sedona. Our tour
guide showed us some ancient Indian ruins and told us why the
dwellings were built underneath the ledges of cliffs.
This was in order to protect the people from the rain and the
elements. Their fires that kept them warm were also protected. The
guide also showed us petroglyphs.
The last day we visited the Page Springs Fish Hatchery, and we
got to feed rainbow trout and other kinds of fish, and we learned
how fish adapted to their surroundings.
This is just a part of my wonderful and fun trip to Lo Lo Mai
Springs with my mom, Aunt Chelle, and Grandpa Mike and Grandma
Editor’s Note: Kelsee Haws, who has just turned 10, invites
other kids to send articles for AZBW’s "Corner for Kids" to