Arizonans certainly are a special breed, whether native or transplanted. We’re a mix-and-match amalgamation of souls, like a zorse or simply a pomsky. But there’s an actual thread — perhaps produced from sparkly golden sunlight — that unites everyone.
Here couple of lessons that come naturally to Arizonans, where the remainder US may need adopting.
1. Respect Our mother earth.
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It’s nearly as if she’s using Arizona expressing her anger on how she’s being managed from the entire country. My wife some seriously satanic creatures up her flowy Sedona bell sleeves. Like venomous pink lizards, black widow spiders, and feral, tusked, pig-like mammals itching to gouge your rib cage.
2. Heal ailments naturally.
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Not only is pot legal to cure certain conditions, but Arizonans reap the benefits of other local medicinal flora, too — mesquite, jojoba, cat’s claw, agave, etc. We have seed packets on loan at our local libraries for people who wants to raise our very own healing garden.
3. Don’t fear any local cuisine.
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Yeah, tongue and head tacos and stomach-lining soup sound gross, especially from a run-down-looking truck which could or might not pass a health inspection. And then we be aware that cactus-fruit candy sounds dangerous, but we like to for taking risks with this cuisine.
4. Obey road signs.
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That blaring yellow “Really don\’t Enter When Flooded” diamond ain’t kidding around. Neither would be the speed hump sign, the elk crossing signs, nor the planet fissure warnings down by Willcox.
5. Discard the guidebook and enquire of the local.
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Arizonans know the best food, trails, and historical sites, additionally, the secret back way to get there. In exchange for a handful of beers or perhaps some mezcal, we’re willing to share.
6. Drink all of the water.
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You know someone’s a non-native every time they strike out in the wilderness which includes a dinky 16-ounce bottle water. Regardless if you’re only walking a mile, bring gallons!
7. Use sunscreen.
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UV light rays bore down powerfully through Arizona’s clear air. Whether in Glendale or Oak Creek, it’s like we’re walking into a microwave on max each time we leave the casa. We don’t have a huge measure of choice inside the matter, but sunscreen is an essential part of your daily routine.
8. Be active.
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With such topographical diversity, there’s no excuse to keep inside and Netflix it up. You can do that right after a day\’s hiking, rafting, climbing, caving, skiing, swimming, cycling, or golfing in one in our 1000s of courses.
9. Honor your elders.
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Almost 17 percent of Arizonans are gone 65. We have a real high percentage with the nation’s older folk (and retirement homes) they make our economy function — rather than just in wintertime if the snowbirds Winnebago in. Though their driver’s licenses ought to be revoked, the traditional ones sure maintain the hospitals and estate sale shops stocked. It’s essential to have gratitude to have an aged population here and let their pace remind someone to reduce a little bit (especially on your way!).