From April, 2013

Pollination: Sensational Sky Islands Sexual Strategies!

 Spring has arrived in the Sky Islands and we find our lives suddenly transformed by the ephemeral, yet powerful beauty of wildflowers. Winter, save for perhaps a looming late frost, has vanished and in its stead is a new world – abuzz with life thanks to countless yellow, white, orange, purple, and blue blossoms. Fortune,…

A Celebration of the Borderlands, Part 2

April aphorisms are ample. April is for fools; April showers bring forth May flowers; April is taxing; April is a promise that May is bound to keep. I hereby promise that April in southern Arizona will feed the borderlands photographer a natural bounty. In this part of the country, April confirms the tentative appearance of…

Requiem for a War

It’s been ten years since the little anti-war protest in Tubac took place.  Ten percent of the village showed up to take a stand against the looming war in Iraq.  Four distinguished local veterans carried the American flag to lead the parade, and the rest of us came up behind prepared to speak about why…