Archive for April, 2014

‘Flying Jewel’ darts into photograph, then vanishes

Mike Padgett -

April 25, 2014   Hummingbirds collect nectar from about 1,000 flowers each day, according to a list of facts found on www.worldofhummingbirds.com. (Photo copyright © by Mike Padgett) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – The saying, “Blink and you might miss it,” applies whenever hummingbirds are around. I was focusing on the cactus flowers near our front door, preparing […]

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A Friend’s Birthday Cards and New Year’s Eve Campfire

Mike Padgett -

  April 22, 2014 MESA, Ariz. – For several days, I’ve been thinking about a breakfast meeting I had 16 years ago with a friend. He loved life and he wore many hats, including those of media executive and community activist. Our meeting was in the spring of 1998. Chuck Wahlheim was the first to contact […]

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