So you’re thinking about moving to Arizona? Well, you’re not the first one! Arizona is the fastest-growing state in the entire United States. I, myself, moved to Arizona and lived there for 10(ish) years after living in California. Here’s what I know about what it’s like to move to Arizona. What part of the state…Read More
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Tucson’s Mission Garden, Arizona
9 a.m. The alarm clock blares. Dirty, dusty shoes are pulled on. Later, sunscreen and a pair of sunglasses. It’s Saturday. On Saturdays and Sunday’s from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., volunteers travel to the base of “A” Mountain to pull weeds and pick the ripest of fruits and vegetables at the Mission Garden. “We’ve…Read More
The Downfall of a Southwestern Icon?
Giant. Majestic. Old. And, brown? Deep in the Sonoran Desert near Gila Bend, Arizona, the giant saguaro cactuses thrive. Or they once did. Driving along the 8-Interstate, visitors pass miles of saguaro forests, where these towering cactuses dominate the rocky and arid landscape. In past decades, the saguaro is a green stripe in the surrounding…Read More
Things Arizonan’s Do
Welcome! This is my first official blog post, yay! So for my first post, I’ve decided to write about the place I know best: Arizona. Of course, this is just my perspective so forgive me if ya’ll disagree. But without further ado, here is my first post! Things Arizonan’s Do: 1. Say, “… but it’s…Read More