Tag Archives: summer

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 is considered an extreme sport. From anticipating our first 100+-degree […]

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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. The rainbow that shines bright against the purple sky as […]

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Summer

By Abigail Edwards   Morning glimmers through the panes Its warmth a facet of the world Outside on grassy green terrains Flowers wake and come unfurled   As the sunlight finds my face And friends are shouting in the street I leap and twirl at steady pace Dodging the sprinklers at my feet   Fresh […]

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