You never know when you’re going to see a cactus flower

This week I went from the 48 degrees and rainy world of the Pacific Northwest to the 90-plus degrees of the Sonoran Desert near Scottsdale, Arizona. I thought I was going to see cactii, cactii, and more cactii (it was true – I saw Barrel Cactus, Saguaro, Prickly Pear Cactus and more.) And one of…