The Windier City By Jo Russell

Ever since an 1858 Chicago Tribune article, that Midwest metropolis has been tagged “the windy city.” I would challenge Chicago to a dual of wind speed instruments here in rural hilly northeast Arizona. The scientific instruments look like spinning one-cup measures....

Reach for the Sky By Jo Russell

Long before landscaping help and a watering system transformed my yard to lovely, it was a jungle of weeds and grass. Weeding on the installment plan simply had not worked. The yard was way past weed eaters and pruning shears. Now I needed a crew with machetes to...