A small rant

So Cindy and I are shopping at the local big box store, and a product display catches my eye — mostly because of the stacks of small metal cans, labeled with a label featuring a honeybee and a rattlesnake. I look. The product is a supposed healing balm. The ingredients...Read more
Monsoon season

Monsoon season

New Mexico has a monsoon climate. No, really. It’s true that the annual precipitation in my neighborhood is 16 inches a year, which is not precisely the torrential rainfall one often associates with a monsoon; but the climate pattern is a monsoon climate pattern. We get most of our rain...Read more