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Sonoran Desert Decorations

I live in the Sonoran Desert. It’s the only place in the world that gets hot enough to feed the chickens ice cubes for pre-boiled eggs. 320 more words



“This creed of the desert seemed inexpressible in words, and indeed in thought.” ~TE Lawrence


Crested Saguaro

Carnegia gigantea (Englem.) Brit & Rose forma cristata, better known as a crested saguaro is a rarity, occurring only once in every 250,000 saguaro.

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Still chillin in Benson

Our “experiment” stay here at the Saguaro SKP park in Benson continues. We have been here just a little over 2 weeks of our 4 week stay and it certainly feels different than what we felt while staying in Jojoba Hills SKP park a couple months ago and I think we both thought we would have an experience here closer to what we did at Jojoba. 1,359 more words

A Little About Us

Saguaro National Park West Sunset

I drove through Saguaro National Park West and the Tucson Mountain Park for the first time in early January. As a Tucson resident, I am accustomed to seeing desert plants scattered around the city, but the number of cacti in Saguaro NP West is staggering. 74 more words


Soft Needles

Back to the Sonoran desert of Arizona. A beautifully glowing halo and silhouette surround the majestic, giant saguaro cactus in southern Arizona.


Lush Desert

Last week, after three months in Mexico, we were ready to go home, but home wasn’t ready for us, still icy and blustery. So we came to Tucson, Arizona, where we are loving the desert. 258 more words