As we humans hide from the triple digits that are baking Tucson right now, there are colorful and beautiful living things in our desert that absolutely love the sun -- like these Flaming Torch cacti. Photo courtesy of Sue Dodson.
I'm a transplanted New Yorker who loves the Tucson climate. On New Year's Day I have a bit of fun calling my (snowbound) east coast friends to announce that I'm drinking coffee while sitting on my patio. (: