A couple of weeks ago, I reposted a photo on social media of a house clad in mirrors, so as to blend into its surroundings. At yesterday‘s annual “MayDay” cookout put on at Deer Valley Airport by the Thunderbird Field Chapter of the Experimental Aviation Association, this equally dazzling aircraft flew in to the event. […]
Within the past year I’ve happened upon TWO “cristate,” or “crested” saguaro cacti. This one is just off Apache Trail near Roosevelt Lake. The crest mutation is currently thought to occur in one out of about 10,000 or so individuals. Over 2000 examples have been documented across the Sonoran Desert by the Created Saguaro Society. […]
If you ever hear yourself saying, ‘I think I understand this,’ that means you don’t.” Richard Feynman, 1918-1988, Nobel prize-winning physicist who assisted the development of the atomic bomb, made contributions to quantum mechanics, and served on the Rogers Commission investigating the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.