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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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Desert Appreciation: Spring Blooms

As we near both the bleakness of summer and our move-outta-town date (oh yeah, did I mention we're moving to Michigan??), I'm going to do a series of photo posts about the desert, Arizona, and our time here. It has truly been worldview-shifting and an amazing experience that I never could have anticipated. To be… Continue reading Desert Appreciation: Spring Blooms

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This Week’s Hike: Green Mountain Trail

I decided to head a bit further up the mountain to find a cooler and shadier hike this week. The basin was all well and good, but it was also a little - okay a lot - exposed. Only a few miles up the road there are plenty of pines to cool things down. I've… Continue reading This Week’s Hike: Green Mountain Trail