Monthly Archives: July 2012

Summit County’s Summer Hummers

The eastern half of the U.S. rarely sees but a single hummingbird, the Ruby-throated.  This Mexican resident comes north to nest, braving the Gulf of Mexico during both its spring arrival and fall return.  Similarly, Summit County is home to … Continue reading

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How to Get Rid of Pack Rats in Arizona

A lot of folks live in Arizona for a lot of reasons.  Many people who retire here, like most of us in SaddleBrooke, came from somewhere else, often somewhere dramatically different.  Like, almost everywhere else.  We move here to escape … Continue reading

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The Under-birded Mountains of Cochise County, Arizona

Southeastern Arizona is a magnet for birders, drawing them from every state in the Union, as well as from just about everywhere else in the world.  And more than a few residents, myself included, moved here at least in part … Continue reading

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