It’s Critter Season

It’s Critter Season

Spring has sprung and that is critter season in the desert southwest. Some of the desert denizens are an irritant for homeowners. Others pose a series threat. Officially there are 466 different type of insects in Arizona, but this doesn’t include imports such as...
America Takes The Plunge

America Takes The Plunge

The deprivation and crushing poverty of the Great Depression had been replaced with unprecedented prosperity. America had been spared the devastation and ravages of war that had decimated European cites during WWII. By the late 1940’s a tsunami of societal...
The Future Is Here

The Future Is Here

In the 1950’s science fiction writers, city planners, and even corporate executives speculated about the future and an era of unprecedented automation. Futuristic styling was applied to automobiles with towering tail fins and space age dashboards, to household...
Of Pests and Pestilence

Of Pests and Pestilence

Pests and pestilence are not often associated with modern American life. Yet every day there are stories in the news about mold and associated risks, or bed bugs. Neither of these should be taken lightly or ignored. However, both of these modern plagues can be...
Let’s Talk Bees

Let’s Talk Bees

Separating truth and fact from hype and hysteria is never an easy job. It becomes even more challenging when discussing something like “KILLER BEES.” So, let’s get to the bottom of the story. Do you have reason for worry? Do you have need for...
Critters Good & Bad

Critters Good & Bad

The desert country of western Arizona, and the Colorado River Valley, is filled with critters. While many can appear quite frightening, especially for newcomers to the desert, few are actually harmful. Still none of them are something you want see on the kitchen floor...
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