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Horseshoe Dam

Exactly to the day one year ago we came here with my mom. It was a cloudy rather trist day and we didn’t see a single flower and only a few puddles of water. Today it looked quite a bit

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Cacti covered in snow

While Switzerland is currently enjoying Spring weather and unusual mild temperatures, we here in the South West of the United States were hit by a massive, once in a lifetime winter storm that brought snow to unusual places like Los

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Early Spring

Due to the amount of rain we got over the last few weeks and months, the desert is very green, there are weeds and grass everywhere and we heard this week that the poppies up at Bartlett Lake are blooming

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ZooLights

Our friends Hilary and Randy invited us to visit ZooLights last night – thanks for the opportunity! Every year from the end of November through early January the Phoenix Zoo puts up an amazing and impressive display of colorful lights

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Merry Christmas

Looking back, 2018 was quite an eventful and costly year for us. It started off with Marco’s triple hernia surgery in February! A little later my mom, Francine, spent 3 weeks with us. Marco took her to our favorite photo

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This time of the year

It’s fall, even here in the desert, and we hear from different sources that now is the time to see some fall colors. For us this means that we have to drive to higher elevations where we can find oaks,

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