Archive for July, 2013

July rain in Tucson

July 26, 2013

It’s raining cats and dogs on the east side, monsoon.

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Saddest story today

July 25, 2013

This has to be that saddest story, not only were they just saved but the woman was 5 months pregnant. http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/07/25/maine-hikers-drive-to-ocean-deaths-after-being-rescued/

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Lump the sulcata tortoise eating the dog food again

July 19, 2013

This is Lump eating the dog food again.  He likes it and doesn’t seem to bother him.  One of our dogs steals his food all the time so I guess it’s just payback. The African spurred tortoise (Geochelone sulcata), also called the African spur thigh tortoise or the sulcata tortoise, is a species of tortoise […]

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Huge Palo Verde Beetle

July 18, 2013

Newcomers to the Tucson area are sometimes horrified when they get their first glimpse of a huge bug that, for some, resembles a monstrous cockroach. Yes, this adult bug can be up to six inches long. Even worse — it flies. It is the Palo Verde Beetle. More specifically, the Palo Verde Root Borer (Derobrachus geminatus). […]

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Network Solutions Down

July 17, 2013

Netsol or Network Solutions is down, even the main website.  People are saying site had an attack last night and are working to fix the issue. People tweeting to Netsol, nothing from Netsol yet: On Facebook NetSol is saying. Network Solutions is experiencing a Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attack that is impacting our customers […]

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