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Roadside Encounters: Sarah

Name: Sarah Breed: Pit bull Age: 7 Encountered: In a parking lot in Cave Creek, Arizona, where her owner sells cowboy hats at a roadside stand. Backstory: Everyday, Michael Chazan, of Phoenix, sets up his tables on a dusty parking…

Roadside Encounter: Sugar

Name: Sugar Breed: Corgi-golden retriever mix Encountered: Two rooms down from mine at a Motel 6 in Tucson. Backstory: Sugar and her human had one more day at a Motel 6 before catching flights home to Edmonton, Alberta. They’d come…

Life among the slabs

John Steinbeck would have loved Slab City. It wasn’t on his route. It’s rarely on anybody’s. But on an abandoned military base in the desert of southeastern California, there are some highly colorful characters among the snowbirds and squatters who call…