As temperatures head into the 90s, reptiles are on the rise in the Sky Islands. Here’s a few to look for.
Glimpses Into Our Past: Charles Mapes
At left, Charles and Carmen Mapes with eldest son John, circa 1911. At right, Charles and Grace Mapes. Photos courtesy of Ancestry.com The scrapbook titled “Pioneer Park Names of Pioneers and […]
Check It Out at the Library – May 2023
Some of the Spanish language books available at the Patagonia Library. Photo by Kayla Miller Every so often, a group of middle schoolers and their teachers will come visit the […]
What Is That? Curios From the Patagonia Museum — May 2023
Photo by German Quiroga The Santa Cruz County Seal and a few cowbells are from the George Proctor Collection at the museum. Proctor served as Santa Cruz County Supervisor from […]
Starstruck: The Whirlpool Galaxy
I wish I could find the words to define just what I’m really feeling when I say I’m in awe.
Let’s Go Get Stones: Beyond Alto
Some adventures can be started and completed within the same day. Some, like this one, can take decades to come to fruition.
Walking and Working With Your Dog
Walking your dog is a great way for both of you to get some exercise—and to work on some simple drills.
What Is That? Curios From the Patagonia Museum – April 2023
This photo is part of the Centennial Collection at the museum. Valentin Valenzuela was born in Los Angeles, California in 1851 on February 14. He spoke English, Spanish and French. […]
April’s Pollinator Paradise
Our native plants have evolved beautiful blossoms not to serve our admiring gaze, but rather to have sex.
Starstruck: The Promise of Exoplanets
Some of us look at stars, like Pollux and Aldebaran, because they’re beautiful. Others do it to seek answers. I think I’m one of many who look at the sky for both reasons.