Gulliver continues to work hard as the mascot for Equine Voices. This is a horse sanctuary in Elephant Head whose mission is to save Pregnant Mare Urine horses as well as others from slaughter. See blogs Sept. 8-12 for details and photos of this equine rescue.
The Arizona State Legislature continues to produce very bad bills that keep our state near the bottom of all desirable lists.
1. The first one is HCR 2001. This bill will permanently repeal the First Things First program and transfer tobacco tax money designated for early childhood development into general funds. Why must our children suffer for the fiscal mismanagement of our legislature?
2. SB -Concealed Weapons. Will let anyone who can legally have a weapon carry it in their purse, pocket or jacket. That's all we need with Road Rage, Text Rage and drunks in bars.
3.HB2632 - Without a word of debate, the house advanced a series of changes in state law
to combat undocumented immigration. This would require police to take the role of border patrol and immigration in arresting individual without documentation. Whether this is legal or not remains to be seen.
Spent about 20 minutes watching this fellow this morning on my mid morning walk with canine Jenny. She sat by my side patiently till after 20 min +/-, she suddenly saw the movement of the bobcat and tensed up with a low growl. Did manage to get these photos out of about 20 that I took. How I love that digital camera with a telephoto.
Over 100 people demonstrated at the 4 corners of the center of Green Valley. Positive honkers far outweighed the thumbs down and middle fingers up. However the polarization of the country over health care reform is beyond belief to this individual.
The Chiricahuas are a sky island near the New Mexico border in southern Arizona. Sky Islands rise abruptly from the desert floor. The upright rock formations of the Chiricahuas are called "Hoodoos". One can use your imagination and call them whatever your like.