Tag Archives: Nature

Summer Weather Safety

  Summer Weather Safety Posted on June 30, 2017 by rsingram Now that Summer is here, these extreme weather conditions is something that we should always be aware of.  Phoenix, Arizona just went through a week of temperatures peaking over … Continue reading

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Native American Weather Proverbs

Native Americans have a innate bond with the land and the environment! Indigenous peoples of North American are said to have been in the southwest (New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado) for at least 10,000 years. Historians, Archeologists and Anthropologists can argue … Continue reading

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The Oceans, The Fish, The Plastic

Trying to combine Oceans, Fish and Plastic will be hard to do. I do like to fish, and I do like to fish in the Ocean!  and I do use Plastic products! (It’s hard not to!) After a recent trip … Continue reading

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The Super Moon Strikes Again!

Last night’s full moon, August 10,2014, was the second in a series of three full super moons. Another super moon will occur on September 9, 2014.  The August 10th one was considered the brightest however as the distance from the … Continue reading

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Petrichor-The Monsoon is Here!

There is a Word Desert Denizens Need to Know…Petrichor. It’s been a long hot Spring! Now finally the Monsoon has arrived. With the clouds come lightning and thunder…and the oh so welcome RAIN. And RAIN And more RAIN! And then … Continue reading

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Sunsets, Sunrises and Jet Contrails

Two of the most beautiful things in life are Sunsets and Sunrises! We are blessed by these events twice a day.  In many parts of the country weather conditions often improve beauty of a sunrise/set, but on a cloudy day … Continue reading

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Natures Own Botanical Gardens. Our National Parks and Forests!

When you visit a National Park or a Forest you get the closest thing to a true Botanical Garden or even a Zoo if you’re lucky! Some people complain when a section of American land, that is unique in geological … Continue reading

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The Role of Botanical Gardens

Botanical Gardens are located all over the world from Fiji to Hawaii, London and even Phoenix, Arizona Everyone loves a good flower.  Just like Zoos, Botanical Gardens like to share the species/animals/plants of their environs and protect those other species … 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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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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