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Add a visit to ‘Cactus Heaven’ to your bucket list

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Many years ago when I was living in Salem, Ore., my parents invited me to accompany them to Phoenix on a business trip. My first exploration of the desert was a truly memorable experience.

I was amazed by the colors of the rocks, the shapes and varieties of interesting and unusual plants, animal tracks, insects, flowering trees and shrubs. After taking a few steps out of the car to investigate the scenery, I felt something sticking to the toe of…

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