Sunshine’s Macro Monday #33

My post for Sunshine’s Macro Monday: While visiting our Desert Museum last week, we ran across this plant called Sugar Sumac (Rhus ovata).  It is apparently from the cashew family.  According to Wikipedia the fruit can be used to make juice similar to lemonade. Native Americans used the fruit as a sweetener, and birds also…

More than a zoo: Our Desert Museum

Monday, in celebration of my dad’s 80th birthday, we spent the day exploring the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.  It was a beautiful day and although not all of the animals were out and about, we were able to enjoy many of the animals, birds, plants and butterflies. We enjoyed a fabulous lunch outside at the Ocotillo Cafe,…