When I was a young boy, I thought that I wanted to move away to the city as soon as I was old enough to do so. I did that, and quickly realized that I made an error when I found myself very much missing the sparse desert area that I grew up in. It has had it’s downsides, like not having cable or Internet access in most of the last 10 years. But that has changed. Now I can get high-speed satellite Internet in Arizona without much trouble at all.
I live near a very large Indian reservation. I love the quaint local shops run by people who live on the reservation. I love the culture. I love the stucco homes that are located many miles apart from one another. It is very common to see neighbors traveling to see one another by horseback. The clip clop of the horses’ hooves as they pass by my house on the dusty, dirt road is always comforting. I often go out on the front porch to see who is passing by and give them a wave and shout out a “hello. Read more →