More Love

The conservative Attorney General of the State of Arizona has given up the fight....more

She Smiles

Resting in the arms of her father, her hands making patterns which make sense to her alone, she smiles.Noticing her mother's return, she turns her head and smiles.Sneezing, surprising herself, she smiles.Staring intently into my daughter's face, a face which is inches from her own, a face with a tongue sticking out and then drawing back in, she smiles.Bouncing on the therapy ball, in anyone's arms, she smiles.With a dry diaper and a full tummy, lying on her back and waving her feet, she smiles.Her grandmother smiles all the time. In fact, she is so busy smiling that she has no time left to type to you.Instead, I'll give you a photo so that you can smile, too ....more

Telling My Story

I was up at 5:45 a.m....more

A Weekend With Old Friends

There's something really wonderful about old friends. There's an ease, a comfort, a space which time and circumstances have created. It's a privilege to be there ....more

Parenting, The Adult Edition

It's one of those weekends, denizens....more

Tucson Mission Garden

The Happy Ladies Club took us to the Birthplace of Tucson today. ...more

Where's My Sunshine?

This is what I saw while waiting to go through the intersection and pick up Mr. 9 after school. ...more

Dave Brubeck, Stan Getz, and Old Boyfriends

I like an eclectic mix of music, but jazz has never been a big part of it. ...more

Tucson in the Fall

We spend May and June and July inside....more

Random Thoughts - The Books Edition

Little Cuter and FlapJilly have been having a grand time, reading in the little one's bedroom, snuggling on her mommy's brand new upholstered rocker, or curled up in the corner of Cozy Rosie the Couch, my baby reading The Cat in the Hat to her baby .... in Latin ... because she has no Seuss in English in the house.The high school Latin teacher was informed of this event, and we shared smiles and memories and lots and lots of love....more