Category Archives: 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
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
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.
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
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
There is literally nothing mysterious about the home built in the 1930’s on the north side of South Mountain in Phoenix. It’s more of a curiosity than a castle. It’s the result of a man’s ingenuity at pulling together items … Continue reading
Four men and four women from the counterculture ecovillage of Synergia Ranch, in New Mexico, entered Biosphere 2 on September 26, 1991 as intimate friends with a shared interest in developing self sufficient space colonies. However, the combined enthusiasm of … Continue reading