Well, the semester is coming to an end, and before I head home, I thought I'd share my tips for visiting one of my favorite parks near Tucson. This isn't one of the big, famous national parks like the Grand Canyon, and to be honest, it is a little out-of-the-way if you're doing a Four Corners… Continue reading Tumacácori National Historical Park
What do you imagine when you think of "the desert"? I'm guessing it's a cactus, but not just any cactus - a saguaro (pronounced sah-waar-o). These are the cacti that have the arms and that coincidentally, are native only to the Sonoran Desert. That's right, the first cactus that you think of doesn't even grow… Continue reading Saguaro National Park
Hello to everyone reading this! For those of you who have read my blog for a while, things probably look a bit different. That's because I'm shifting focus and making this a bit more of a traditional travel blog. Previously, I've mostly been summarizing what I do and sharing pictures, but I realized that I… Continue reading Tucson Botanical Gardens
So it's been a while since I've written a blog, but here's a quick digest of the last few weeks. First, I went to Saguaro National Park and Tumacácori National Historical Park with Parks in Focus. And, of course, there was the dance showcase on Valentine's Day, the Tucson Rodeo, and the freak snow this… Continue reading February Digest
It's been so nice the past few weeks to come back to the sunshine and warm weather of Arizona. Sure, I still have to wear a sweater in the morning, but it's nice not to be bundled up and/or shivering all day. I got back into my volunteer routine with Parks in Focus last weekend… Continue reading Sunshine in Winter
Pasó por aquí means "passed by here" in Spanish, and it sums up the trip West my family made to move me out to Arizona.
As Arabic finishes, it's time for a road trip to move all my stuff across the country - Hello Rt. 66!