Joshua Treat

For the pre-dawn departure on my morning cycling today I was rewarded with a splendid display of the spring blooms of the yucca brevifolia, a few examples of which have been planted in Scottsdale and Paradise Valley. Most of the Joshua trees I have seen have been in the Mojave Desert of southeastern California (home […]

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The South Side of the Camel

One of my favorite road bike rides used to start by heading west on Lafayette, through Arcadia a ways, then north up 56th Street across Camelback Road and up the south side of Camelback Mountain. But that was a while (and a few pounds) ago. I was feeling good today and wanted to do something […]

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2015 in Preview, and New Year’s Resolutions

I didn’t hear┬ámuch talk around New Year’s Day this year about resolutions. There was a distinct anti-resolution mindset for the past few years, but I didn’t even see much of that this year. Do I “believe in resolutions?” I think the onset of a New Year is a good opportunity to review what’s important. That […]

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