Regardless where you stand on Arizona’s illegal immigrant bill, which puts pressure on police to identify and arrest suspected aliens, this state’s children will be the biggest losers when the Continue Reading →
My neighbor hates this century plant, because he’s afraid some crazy kid like mine will impale herself on it. The good news is that it should soon die because this Continue Reading →
Not all prickly pear cactuses bloom at the same time. Many are different colors. This early bloomer lives in a wild, empty lot a few feet from our rental house. Continue Reading →
While I was aware that some of the state parks in Arizona were about to be closed because of budget cuts, it’s another to read the list and realize my Continue Reading →
After dropping Lael off at school, Seth – helmet and backpack on – is ready. He jumps on his scooter, as he does most days, and rolls down the driveway. Continue Reading →
I’ve written several times about taking the kids to a local train park, but there is another one I had been wanting to take the kids to: The Arizona Model Continue Reading →
I’ve been frustratingly busy while the desert blooms. I did manage, though, to grab a few photos of hedgehog cactuses, recently, while hiking up to Thompson Peak.
Below is the first response I've received from three Arizona lawmakers and the governor after I sent them this letter protesting education cuts: Thank you for sharing with me your Continue Reading →