Tag Archives: Arizona

From the Road, 10/4-8

Months ago, at the beginning of October, I headed south from San Fidel to Tucson to shoot Holly’s wedding. Along the way, I thought about moving to New York City, listened to music made by my beautiful friends, kept my token journal notes, and scribbled into my red book with steering wheel for a desk. […]

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Holly Brown and I made friends in college. We became fast friends, however, by making cynical quips back and forth during our time as editors for The Juniatian, our newspaper. I don’t remember anymore any of the copy we edited or many of the many articles we wrote, but thinking about all those hours gives […]

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Eight Months

As I sit in the darkening kitchen, I watch the wind that leads the storm shake the weeds outside the window. It is hot, hot, hot – each day, every day – and we need this rain, but it only teases. And the expansiveness I feel as I wait reminds me of driving across Arizona […]

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Weekend South, Pt. 1 – Sing it, Paul (Saturday)

Last Saturday we went south, planning to camp outside of Cloudcroft and then spend Sunday at the Hatch Chile Festival, our first camping trip since March. Everything went awry. At 11a, when our key lime Escape was still sitting at the base of the trailer steps, I knew it would be a trying weekend. We […]

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