Can You Hear the Quiet?

When you’re in the city or even just a suburban neighborhood you’re surrounded by noise that you don’t even notice. The refrigerator hums on, the washing machine swishes, the air conditioning buzzes, cars rattle down the street, the next door neighbors chat. It’s different out in the forest, woods, or lake when you’re camping. Unless Continue Reading

“Winter Camp” in the Desert

We wondered what it would be like to experience a tent camping adventure in winter time–well, at least winter time in the Arizona desert. So right after Christmas we headed to McDowell Mountain Park just east of Scottsdale. The first two days we were there the weather was wonderful. Warm and sunny, with highs near Continue Reading