Tag Archives: Arizona

My 1966 VW Beetle!

I never thought my Dad was a Hippie!  But he might have been at heart…. In 1966 my father purchased a white VW Beetle from Berge Volkswagen in Mesa.  His original thought was to have a second car to commute … Continue reading

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Water and Waterfalls

 I am in awe of water and waterfalls! I live in Arizona. We are lucky if it rains one day a month. Yeah we have big storm events, but a lot of our soils are bare and there’s a lot … Continue reading

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The Place Where Water Runs Through Rock

Antelope Canyon located in Northern Arizona is well known around the world! Just outside of Page, Arizona lies Antelope Canyon. Located on the Navajo Indian Reservation.  The Dine (The People as the Navajos call themselves), manage the use of the … Continue reading

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Sunset Crater – Geologic past and an uncertain future?

The last great Volcanic period in Northern Arizona started in 1,064-65 AD. The Sunset Crater eruptions continued for 150 years on and off.  In Geologic time this is a blink of the eye!  Native Americans in nearby Wupatki  first inhabited … Continue reading

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The Arizona Monsoon-The Origin of the Term

After 100 days of dry, the phenomena known as “The Arizona Monsoon” has finally arrived with a vengence! In 1965 I moved to Phoenix, Arizona with my family.  My father took the job of Meteorologist in Charge for the National … Continue reading

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Wupatki National Monument, a Window to the Future

Nine Hundred years ago Native Americans braved the elements and survived in Northern Arizona. The climate they thrived in was different than it is today.  They were able to plant and raise crops that along with native plants and hunting … Continue reading

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Green Hogan in Northern Arizona!

Recently I was working out of Page, Arizona when I noticed this headline in the Lake Powell (Page) Chronicle! Hogan’s Heroes – PHS Students “green” building up for award…. Hogan’s Heroes (get it?) was a nice introduction to this article.  … Continue reading

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What Tucson does to promote Rainwater Harvesting in the Desert!

Tucson has understood their water issues for years Tucson relied on groundwater for decades while it grew from a small Mission Town to the second largest city in Arizona.  The groundwater table was so depleted they began having sinkholes open … Continue reading

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Is it Greywater or is it Gray Water?

I Actually Found Three Different Spellings! In my research effort, I found Greywater, Grey Water, and Gray Water.  Anyway you look at it it’s still the same. The concept of using Greywater is disgusting to some, but its really OK! … Continue reading

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Vertical Organic Farming

Survive a Winter Storm and never run out of Fresh Veges! Two Flagstaff Arizona men have come up with a new way to make money as well as provide their community with food during emergencies. By Joe Ferguson Arizona Daily … Continue reading

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