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Desert Appreciation: Monsoon

I grew up in Florida. I know about thunderstorms. Throughout the summer, we'd get them every day around 3-5pm like clockwork. Small bursts that would congregate and dispense rain like sudden, divine punishment before slipping away to the next block. You could look out one side of the house and see sunlight and blue sky,… Continue reading Desert Appreciation: Monsoon

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Desert Appreciation: Bats

When we moved to the desert, we picked an apartment on the waterless river within walking distance of a grocery store. It was perfect. We could walk along the river path to the store, cross under a bridge for a busy road, and never having to wait at lights or attempt a game of live-action… Continue reading Desert Appreciation: Bats

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This Week’s Hike: Molino Basin

We won't know whether or not we're making a very big move for another month. That's four weeks of not being able to plan, not being able to have anything solid, of drifting - but it is still four weeks of life. I need to take advantage of that, of every moment we have left… Continue reading This Week’s Hike: Molino Basin