Category Archives: Phoenix Arizona

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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Boyce Gulley’s architectural folly

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

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What’s in your paradise?

Do lush green grass, trees, emerald green lagoons and waterfalls fit the description?  Or, how about an island with an amusement park specifically for the entertainment of children, paddle boats for the family, picnic areas, golf courses, a nature trail, … Continue reading

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