2022 Holidays: A 5-Star Review

It started the day after Thanksgiving. The Christmas decorating begins at our home. The boxes come out of the garage and into the house. Our ever-growing Santa collection is unpacked. Other boxes hold the holiday dishes, or outside lights, and all the tree trimming...

Trick or Treat- 2022

My friend Joe and I were comparing Halloween doings:  Joe: Do you get many trick or treaters? Me: No, not in the community here. It’s mostly retired folks. Occasionally we might get a grandparent herding some little grands. During the pandemic, nada. Now it seems...

Aging Eyes

I was pretty smug for two years after my cataract surgery. No glasses needed… ever. I could read ingredients on vitamin bottles, see veins on leaves, wave to hikers up in the Catalina Mountains from my office window here in the foothills. My doctor advised I might...

Eastside Writing Room- Tucson and ZOOM

Meetings: ZOOM October 4, 11, 18, 25. Hybrid  meeting: October 18- Zoom and in-person for those who can make it. The Eastside Writing Room moves into autumn mode- meeting each Tuesday and In-Person once a month. We’re in the final quarter of our 9th year- now a...