Author Archives: © Rita Boehm

About © Rita Boehm

Copyright 2015 Rita Boehm. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Photographs, artwork, and/or related text are available for licensing. Contact writer for further information

The Cycloptic Blues

A block greater than the Rock of Gibraltar wedged itself between my creativity and photographic skills. Try as I might, the eye and the camera were not cooperating. One saw one thing, and the other recorded something different. Yes, I … Continue reading

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The Golden Hour

The sun was fast approaching golden hour, but instead of fidgeting with F-stops and shutter speeds, I allowed myself the privilege of spectating on the play of light as the sun inched across the sky, and slide behind the distant … Continue reading

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March is Archaeology and Heritage Month in Arizona

Petroglyphs, a cryptic language of an ancient people, or clandestine religious symbols known only to the local shaman?  Or, perhaps just a mark etched on a rock for posterity, similar to writing a note or a letter to a loved … Continue reading

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The rocks in my head

Ok, Ok, Ok.  I know my mind isn’t right sometimes, but what the heck, everybody has a few rocks in their head. My FB friends already saw the geologic event I spotted in a cornmeal muffin.  I often see geology … Continue reading

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Ark building days are over for Phoenicians

Phoenicians woke up this morning, relieved that their Ark-building days are over. Yes, the big smiling orb returned to the azure skies over the Sonoran desert, bringing relief to all two and four-legged creatures.    

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Three days and counting . . . its time to build an Ark

Yes, Phoenicians, the end is here.  Three consecutive days of aqueous stuff falling from a gray, cotton-like sky, and now the air feels soggy with what some guy on TV calls humidity. This could be the end of time as … Continue reading

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Phoenix forecast: cloudy with a chance of rain

Water falling from a gray, overcast sky is a rarity in Phoenix, but when it happens, it is a celebrated event.  Early on this Saturday morning, when people accustomed to gloomy weather chose to sleep-in with the covers bunched under … Continue reading

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