Remixing Spaces as Places: A Talk and Reading on March 27

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Mar 162013
 
Remixing Spaces as Places: A Talk and Reading on March 27

The Next American Nature and Science Writing, a Series Curated by Christopher Cokinos and Sponsored by the University of Arizona Institute for the Environment Simmons B. Buntin Author, Editor, and Community Provocateur Wednesday, March 27, 2013 : 7 p.m. The University of Arizona Poetry Center I hope you’ll join me on Wednesday, March 27th for […]

Nov 062010
 
Bloom Launch is Saturday Night

If you’re in or around Tucson and haven’t already received the invite, consider this your invitation! Please join me, the family, and about 80 other neighbors and friends for the launch of my new book of poems, Bloom (Salmon Poetry). The launch begins with a BBQ and potluck at 5:30 followed by a poetry reading […]

2009 Haunted Garage (Haunted Pirate Ship)

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Nov 032009
 
2009 Haunted Garage (Haunted Pirate Ship)

I’m still trying to get the video converted of this year’s haunted garage (Haunted Pirate Ship theme), so until then, I’ve posted a series of 58 photos in my image gallery, and a half-dozen images below: The underwater room; the first room you enter. Next: the headhunters island. Then, the witch doctor’s cupboard. And across […]

Oct 312009
 
Halloween Party 2009

Last night we hosted Civano’s Spooktacular Halloween Party and Haunted Garage (Haunted Pirate Ship Theme), and we had about 150 friends and neighbors stop by for tricks and treats. I didn’t take very many photos, and I hope to post a video of the haunted garage a bit later, but wanted to throw a few […]

Simmons is God’s middle finger*

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May 052009
 

So here’s the story: This morning at my daughter’s school a mother told me that she had a conversation about God with her daughter, age 5. The mother said that if God took human shape, she imagined He’d be really big; just imagine the size of his hand! “Oh,” said her daughter, “like Simmons would […]

Darwin’s Hawk

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Feb 042009
 
Darwin's Hawk

Charles Darwin is known more for his detailing of finches on the Galapagos than of his work with hawks (if any), but hawks and Darwin are on my mind this week and next. First, we had a Cooper’s hawk visit our yard the other day: He started at the bird feeder, which I had just […]

The Wildflower Wars

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May 152008
 

A dazzling wildflower season spells trouble for the master-planned communities that spread like invasive weeds along the edges of urban areas across the West. How are the wildflower wars being waged, and why is it important to have natural yards in cities, anyway? Here’s my take: http://americancity.org/daily/entry/834/