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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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You, God, and an endless string of power poles

There is beauty in desolation.  A beauty that sparks a renewal of the soul, sends the heart on a fleeting journey of freedom, and instills a sense of consciousness.  You know the place . . . it’s where the land … Continue reading

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The Limekilns of Bayview Idaho

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