Category Archives: Tucson

Why I Hate Metrocards.


The New York transit system uses a flexible card called a Metrocard.  Now we have the Sun Go Card in Tucson, and L.A. has the tap card.  The latter two work like charms.  You tap and go. But no, New … Continue reading

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Snooki Can Speak at Rutgers, but not Condi Rice.


Click on the New York Post  One Rutgers student said it best.  They could have paid her with a case of beer. The Rutgers Administration should be embarrassed.  Yes, I know it is Jersey, Snooki is a Jersey native.  I … Continue reading

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Saguaro Romance Writers Meeting April 26th, 2014, Firefighter Tony Cota.


This is the blurb from Facebook we had for the meeting.   Chapter Meeting April 26, 2014: DANGEROUS MEN!This month marks our annual “Dangerous Jobs” meeting, where we bring in speakers who experience the sort of adventure we writers like to put … Continue reading

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New York Pizza in Tucson


There is a New York Pizza across the street from my home.  Inexpensive and the best pizza I have had here.  Two slices will fill you and I can get my anchovies on them.  (I already hear many crying ewwww).  … Continue reading

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Tucson Festival of Books Day Two Sunday, March 16th 2014.


Ah, the day before St. Patrick’s Day.  For the first time since the festival began (this is Year Six), I was neither on a panel, nor moderating.  I was attending workshops all over the campus and trying to see if … Continue reading

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Tucson Festival of Books Day One, Saturday March 15, 2014


It started with friends Roz Fox and Connie Flynn picking us up.  They had two boxes of Dunkin Donuts.  All we needed were police uniforms.  (Yes, you can boo me later for the cops and doughnuts analogy.  There is a … Continue reading

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Saguaro Romance Writers. Pre Tucson Festival of Books Dinner at El Corral


Tonight was the dinner Saguaro Romance Writers has the night before the Tucson Festival of Books.  The dinner was congenial.  I sat with my fellow chapter member Pat, Evan and Ann Maxwell, (Write under Elizabeth Lowell) and my friend and … Continue reading

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