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The Quartzsite Report: The off-season moves in

As we write this, it’s 86 outside in the afternoon sunshine. Inside, a wee bit warmer—94. Next week we'll be pushing 100.  We rue...

The Quartzsite Report: Dump station courtesy, anyone?

Russ and Tiña De Maris Most of us picked up on life’s little niceties when we were young, say, in kindergarten. Sharing. Taking turns. Working...

The Quartzsite Report: What’s with the camels?

Russ and Tiña De Maris If you’ve even just “set foot” in Quartzsite, you’ve seen camels. OK, camel images. Each of the town’s four entryways...

The Quartzsite Report: Reader says, “Please go away”

Russ and Tiña De Maris While many snowbirds have been reveling in the warm desert winter, not everyone is so pleased. We got an email...

The Quartzsite Report: Beware the Quartzsite coyote!

Russ and Tiña De Maris Last week we talked a bit about one of the big fears of Quartzsite newbies—scorpions. The fear factor ranks right...

The Quartzsite Report: Desert scorpions!

By Russ and Tiña De Maris We get a lot of requests from readers for information about desert scorpions. Usually these queries come from folks...

The Quartzsite Report: Tooth problems? Head for Molar City!

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Warm days, rock hunting, ATV riding, and the Big RV Show. They’re all major Quartzsite attractions, but another draw...

The Quartzsite Report: The weird will happen in QZ

By Russ and Tiña De Maris It’s said the ancient Chinese curse is, “May you live in interesting times.” For RVers, it should be, “May...

The Quartzsite Report: RV show info, health care in QZ, and more

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Things are beginning to liven up. Street traffic is up, RV parks are plumping out, and vendors are swapping...

The Quartzsite Report: Quartzsite’s own yacht club; and presumably huge jump in QZ statistics

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Quartzsite, Arizona, could hardly be described as “highbrow.” With the exception of winter visitors from Canada, the uniform of...

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