Gila Monster or Gila Healer?

This month we revisit our paradoxical friend the Gila Monster (Heloderma Suspectum).  Because the morphology of this family of lizards is relatively unchanged from its Miocene ancestors of over 25 million years ago, some consider Holoderma to be living fossils!  In the … Continue reading

Why we love Summer in Tucson!

We love Summer in Tucson because everything in general is calmer and more relaxed. Less traffic ~ The absence of our winter tourists, who of course we love, quiets the byways of our town considerably. No crowds to fight at … Continue reading

Spring Activities!

Although Spring does not officially arrive until later this month, it has definitely sprung early in Tucson this year. Wildflowers blooming, milder than average temperatures and that certain something in the air make it a great time to get out … Continue reading