Category Archives: Tucson

Bootcamp for Nana

I recently witnessed the activities of spring break guests at my small Arizona villa. Six adults, three children, and two dogs frolicked in the southwest sunshine and in my house. They slept in every available bed, ate a lot of … Continue reading

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Advice From a Saguaro

I have a t-shirt that lists advice from a saguaro. I bet you didn’t know that those giants of the desert could talk. But if you find yourself next to one, in a no traffic, no humanity buzz zone, listen … Continue reading

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It’s Tough to Escape Violence Regardless of the Paradise

On January 8, 2011, I was in a store called Antigua de Mexico, on Ina Road in Tucson, Arizona.  Strolling among the Talavera pottery, Oaxaca carvings, saguaro ribbed chairs, I was…happy. I had come in from blue skies and bright … Continue reading

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