On the last night in Phoenix, we visited the Desert Botanical Garden at dusk in order to take in one last amazing sunset.   After walking all over the gardens, snapping hundreds of images of cacti, birds, and even a bunny, I was displeased with my sunset pics.  As we called it an evening at […]

Actually, I’m not sure what sort of flowers these are, but I do know they were in the Sonoran Desert in Phoenix. On Today’s Date in the Past: One Thing, Three Ways:  Christopher Elbow Chocolates One Thing, Three Ways:  Great Blue Heron Mallard Ducks at Loose Park

The desert kangaroo rat is common throughout the American Southwest, including the Sonoran Desert.  I encountered this guy during a walk at the Riparian Preserve in Gilbert, Arizona.

The Sonoran Desert is one of the largest and hottest deserts in North America.  It is home to a variety of unique plants and animals, perhaps most notably the Saguaro cactus. Phoenix is the largest city in the Sonoran Desert with a population of more than 4 million.  In 2007, the desert near and around Phoenix was […]