The Beautiful Saguaro (March 3, 2004)

There is a story in Native Sonoran lore that a very long time ago a beautiful young girl sank into the sand and perished. In that very spot, a few years later, a cactus emerged. It grew to enormous height and developed two arms, reaching to the sky. In truth, few saguaros fit the standard […]

Trying Times

My pets tend to live a long time. That’s the good news and the bad news. The good news is that a long life usually is a sign of a well-lived life. The bad news is that humans become very attached to their pets. The longer they are attached, the harder it is to let […]