Archive for June, 2012

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My Summertime Friend

Just after checking out of the office, yesterday, Rain started to knock on my roof with his silvery knuckles. ” Hello! ” Was the friendly greeting,  “I’m back.  Can you come out and play?” A visitation from Rain is an EVENT in Tucson.  Knowing it would be brief, I  ran –yes– RAN — for my camera and headed to the
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Snake at the Sonoran Desert Museum

Residents Visitors and Invaders

The natural world is a wild place.  Many of us do not notice how wild, because we have built our habitats to keep ourselves safe and comfortable, insulating our lives from its wild elements.  I’m happy to report that in our 36 years gardening in Tucson’s suburbs in the Sonoran desert, I’ve never seen a rattlesnake, bobcat or Gila Monster in my
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Pick a Pepper, Beck

After a few months of Arizona sunshine and daily water, our veggies are ready to eat.  For the past several mornings Jim has been treating us to his special scrambled egg concoctions, and…well…every day has been different.Yesterday’s entree was my favorite, so far. ( I say, so far because today’s breakfast is still in production.) Yesterday we had leftover steak,
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