Growing up as a Sinagua

The era of the Arizona pueblo builders was a great time to be a kid. Unlike today’s kids that spend their free time in front of a TV or playing video games while their parents scold them for making too much noise, slamming the screen door, and running in the house, life was different for…

Cacti Part 3: More than just pretty flowers

Cacti, as you may know, are not placed in the deserts just to amaze us with their showy and colorful flowers in the Spring and Summer. In the ecosystem where cacti live, they perform a much more valuable role. From the extremes of its showy, flowering phase to its wintery dull appearance, slow-growing cacti provide…