March Yard Flowers

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Apr 212008
 
March Yard Flowers

I’m running behind on posts, I know, but ’tis the season. School’s almost out, and then I may have a moderately regular blog post schedule. Or at least I’ll keep telling you that. My new Canon XSi arrived late last week and while I haven’t had much of a chance to play with it, I […]

A Great Weekend for Poetry!

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Oct 162007
 

What a great weekend for poetry here in Tucson! The new UA Poetry Center in the Helen S. Schaefer Building—which is a phenomenal building, architecturally and poetically—was dedicated on Saturday evening, followed by a huge housewarming festival on Sunday. I’ll try to find some photos (for once, I didn’t have my camera, but I volunteered […]

Critters and the Girls Who Love Them

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Sep 172007
 
Critters and the Girls Who Love Them

This weekend my daughters and I visited Agua Caliente Park near the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains in northeast Tucson. The girls got to get their hands and feet muddy catching all sorts of wetlands critters. The next day, I visited the Desert Museum. Together, these desert locales provide plenty of critter shots (with […]

Tonight’s Reading and an Online Interview

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Aug 152007
 
Tonight's Reading and an Online Interview

I read poetry as part of the Cushing Street Poetry Series this evening with Eric Magrane, an outstanding poet and excellent reader. It was great fun, as we alternated back-and-forth, reading a poem in response to (or inspired by) the other poet’s previous poem. Borrowing a page from Gina’s reading book, I brought my camera […]