Staying Faithful

03-24-2019Fr. Larry Merta

Here's an image from Spook Hill off of Brown Road and North Loop 202. Brown Road leads to the foot of the Superstitions. What other year do you remember there being that much snow on top? Please tell me. I've only lived through a few Arizonan winters myself.

At any rate, it would seem that the snow came right to our back door. Everything beyond those ranges and to the north has seen a record-breaking winter. Those of us who chose to winter here chose wisely. With no snow shovels in our garage we are still betting that we will see it only from afar and not up close. But we were affected, mostly with the temperature dips. More layers went on and some of us went out to buy winter clothes out of necessity. We told ourselves, 'it doesn't get that bad down here.' And so, some of us found that we weren't prepared for a winter like this one.


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