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Archive for March, 2006

Life Without Light

Posted: Wednesday, March 15th, 2006 @ 3:00 pm in Geology | Comments Off on Life Without Light

It’s a truism that living organisms require light to survive, yet you’ll find exceptions to the rule if you look in the right places. Deep within a cave, without the faintest glimmer of light, life goes on. But it is life with a difference. Our first experiences underground took place in Mitchel Caverns beneath the […]

Desert Wildflowers

Posted: Wednesday, March 1st, 2006 @ 2:46 pm in Flowers | Comments Off on Desert Wildflowers

Early rains came to the desert again this year, and with any luck we’ll meet April in the midst of fields of wildflowers. Wildflowers on the desert? A most unlikely place. Too many RVers experience the desert only during the heat of summer. They seek to escape, hurrying through on their way to somewhere cooler. […]

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