Rain Song

As Robert Plant sang so poignantly in Led Zeppelin’s The Rain Song, “This is the mystery of the quotient.  Upon us all a little rain must fall.”  (album: Houses of the Holy, 1973) He was full of it, of course.  He should have been singing, “When it rains, it pours.”… Continue reading

Live: It’s The Beetles

I’m going to talk about blister beetles, but I want you know know that problems of this kind start well before the first beetle arrives in my yard.   It starts in January. You know what I mean. That’s when the pushers start showing up, the ones who have learned our… Continue reading

Five things that aren’t in the media right now

Five things about Life with Lif that the major networks haven’t picked up on yet (that’s a joke, OK?) 1. Sometimes a girl’s gotta do what a girl’s gotta do And in my case, it means I succumbed to temptation and bought a package of Wiley Wallaby Soft & Chewy… Continue reading

Wildlife worker exposes truth about rotted Mexican wolf program

Dexter K Oliver reveals some shocking truths about the Mexican wolf program in a recent editorial, Wolves Behind The Scene.  He exposes the rotten program as “a complete breach of public trust and scientific rigor”.  Over 21 years time the program has sucked up tens of millions of taxpayer dollars. Oliver,… Continue reading

Wild vs prescribed: Your lungs don’t care

Here in the Southwest we usually have very low humidity, which means our air is extraordinarily clear.  Being able to see mountains 50 and more miles away is common.  This also means that visibility can be used to assess air quality by anyone, as long as you have an idea how far… Continue reading

It’s never too lace

Laura and I were aiming for making it up to the fire lookout tower on top of Escudilla Mountain this coming Friday.  We’re getting closer to our Grand Canyon hike and both of us have been feeling like we need a real test.  The hike from Hulsey Lake up to… Continue reading

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