Just east of Carefree, the Sears-Kay Ruin offers a peek into the lifestyles of ancient Hohokam Indians, ancestors of today’s Pima Indians and the Valley’s first residents. A 1-mile loop trail guides visitors along a series of 40 rooms along a hilltop in four different compounds.
Q: We were hiking near Lake Mohave recently, and we saw plants covered with an orange stringy substance that looked like “silly string.” It had little teeth. What was it?
A: Just as a measure of my self-restraint I am going to answer your question about a slimy, creepy parasite with little teeth that sucks the life out of other plants without making a single reference to my masters.
About once a month, we’re bringing you a scrumptious and “doable” recipe with a southwestern flare. This one was originally published in Clay Thompson’s Enormously Big Official Valley 101 Cookbook. Do you have a recipe you’d like to share? We just might feature that too. Submit to firstname.lastname@example.org.