Tag Archives: southwest

Balancing the Desert Summer

  By MJ Ali I grew up in the northeast US, where summer meant living outside and being barefoot whenever we could. Now, living in the desert southwest US, anticipation of summer takes on a very different tone. People stay indoors more, and going barefoot […]

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Dads and Road Trips

By Shannon E. Franklin I really miss summers in Tucson. The bright, long days and the air that stays warm long into the nights. The clear, blue, morning skies that give way to ominous deep gray and lavender clouds that indicate the monsoon has come. […]

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