Monthly Archives: January 2013

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Wow!  A green desert.  The Sonora desert in southern Arizona has in fact 3 rainy seasons when it receives just enough rain for a fantastic array of species to thrive.  The most famous of which are the Organ Pipe and … Continue reading

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Tacos Again Again

Here we go again with some of our favorite meals from the Southwest.  Of course squash blossoms are usually only available if you or a friend have a garden, but get them if you can.  Its worth it!  And the … Continue reading

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Carson City Rail Event

As luck would have it we found a rail event in nearby Carson City on our first weekend in Northern Nevada.  It was Nevada Day and the event was held at the Nevada State Railroad Museum.  We had visited the … Continue reading

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