Category: Arizona

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Yarrow’s Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus jarrovi)…

Photographed on Mt Wrightson!

My friend, Dean Salman (, captured this GORGEOUS photograph of a Yarrow’s Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus jarrovi) near the summit of Mt. Wrightson while hiking on October 11, 2009!

They are generally found in Southeast Arizona and Southwest New Mexico, also into Mexico (ref: National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Reptiles & Amphibians, Pages 522-523 and Plates 353, 1979).

This link to the Online Field Guide to The Reptiles and Amphibians of Arizona Website by Thomas C. Brennan, has some extensive information about them, as well as many others found in Arizona.

While occasionally found at elevations as low as 4,200 feet, these all-too-tame lizards are usually……

Hmmm. If I could go anywhere, you ask?

I will stay forever right here in Hawai`i. Thank You 🙂

Spica (My Shining Star) – 1994-2012
Gone from our lives; but NOT from our Memory!

With LOVE in our hearts, we bid you safe journey; and HAPPY HUNTING our dear fur factory, SPICA! 😎

Holiday Greetings From Hawaii!

I have been adding pictures and links to this posting; but I got it posted while it was still Christmas AND 2008! 😉 Who knows?…I may add more!

Aloha Dear Family, Friends, and any Envious Unknowns 😉

Well, we have come to another year’s end and are readying to ring in another new year! … gulp … ALREADY!?! This year our Holiday Letter is here on my Blog!

May you have a safe and fun-filled Holiday 2008-2009 Season filled with pleasant new memories for your journals, photo albums, and scrapbooks! I don’t believe that I have ever attended this many pot lucks, parties, and get-togethers in……