A Timeless Struggle

A Timeless Struggle

It is a battle than transcends culture and geography. It even transcends time. The Egyptians fought it. So did the Romans, the Mali, the Incas, the Olmecs, Mayans and Scythians. For at least several million years all manner of insects have pestered people and animals....
Welcome Home

Welcome Home

There are some adjustments and life style changes to be made if you have relocated to Bullhead City, Arizona or the Colorado Rivery Valley from a place where the landscape consists of corn fields and grassy lawns. One of these is adapting to sixty degree days, in...
Have No Fear

Have No Fear

Arachnophobia, an intense fear of spiders. Entomophobia is the term for people that have a fear of insects. If you have a fear of the cockroach, you suffer from katsaridaphobia. In general there is an almost universal disgust or fear of spiders and creepy crawly...
A Timeless Struggle

Don’t Panic

The desert life, especially for the uninitiated, can be a bit intimidating. First there is the scorching temperatures of summer. Then there is the awe inspiring power of monsoon storms. But, perhaps, the most unnerving thing about life in the desert are otherworldy...
Have No Fear

It Could Be Worse

An infestation of bees or ants can pose a serious problem. Individual stings can be quite painfull. Multiple stings can be life threatening. And desert dwellers are well of the risks associated with scorpions, black widow spiders, and the brown recluse spiders, the...
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