A few years back I invited a friend on a nighttime walk with me and Geordie to view the Christmas lights around the neighborhood. Since then the Christmas lights dog walk has grown to a fairly sizable group of us who meet by the community pool and stop here and there for libations. I haven't … Continue reading Holiday Traditions
To Sidehill Sam…
https://vimeo.com/490992903 If this video didn't make sense to you, that's okay. It's not supposed to make sense—unless, of course, you're Sidehill Sam.
I've lived here for nearly a decade, but I have never seen it snow in the Tucson valley, right here, just outside my door. Real snow. Big fat fluffy flakes of snow. The kind you can catch on your tongue. Geordie was excited about it too, and he inspired me to make this little video. Enjoy! … Continue reading Desert Snow
You might recognize her from the PBS commercials. She's the super sexy one with the giant Afro who plays upright bass. She's also a Grammy Award winner and professor at the Berklee College of Music. She's playing here in Tucson, and I was lucky enough to find out in time. This tour will be theatrical, … Continue reading Esperanza Spalding
Tucson Gem and Mineral Show (Not a Heidegger Post)
One of the best things about living in Tucson (besides the Literary Festival and the desert itself) is the Gem Show, which comes every year in February and lasts about two weeks. And of course, being Tucson, the whole set up must be funky. Vendors and buyers from all over the world come to take over the … Continue reading Tucson Gem and Mineral Show (Not a Heidegger Post)