Isabella’s Ice Cream

Ashley and I planned our backyard wedding last year in 9 days (no she wasn’t pregnant or marrying me to avoid deportation) and had our hands full. When my cousin Dominic and his wife Kristel generously offered to serve ice cream from their awesome electric Model T ice cream truck we were thrilled. Not only […]

Tucson Festival of Books

This weekend almost 500 authors are in Tucson for our Festival of Books. The event is huge. I lucked out and get to present at the event on Saturday the 10th at the UofA bookstore from 1:00-2:00. I will be hanging out after the presentation to sign books. There is a possibility – if I […]

My Retirement Community

I received this e-mail this week from my neighborhood association.  It is just too good to keep to myself.  I essentially live in a retirement community in the Tucson suburbs.  90% of the homes in my neighborhood are owned by retirees with small fancy dogs.  Watch out for the guy walking my neighborhood with his […]

New Dress Use: Snake Sack

It’s heating up in the desert which makes for some active evening critters.   I live on the fringe of Tucson in an area that is still mostly desert so I have frequent encounters with things I prefer not be in my yard – mostly because I have kids. I like most reptiles so I like […]

Dress Use #70: Wood Pile Cover

My new year is in full swing and there are a lot of things going on. It is off to a good start. The holidays this year treated me very well. The Christmas before was the first for me and my kids after my divorce. We tried to make the best of it and it […]

Dress Use #49: Frost Cloth

I went to my cousin Jenny’s wedding the weekend before last here in Tucson.  I am very excited about her union with Robert and wish them all the best as they start their married lives together.  They seem very happy together and I am happy for them. The wedding was beautiful and the party that […]