World Breastfeeding Week

Local photographer Jade Beall was featured on Instagram and they choose a picture of me breastfeeding Calliope! What a wonderful, magical way to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week!! Wow, wow, wow! First off, Jade is one of the reasons this desert town is so cool. The work she does on self-acceptance and love is groundbreaking. I’ve been thinking…

Snakes & Hawks & Fish Oh My!

These midsummer days are hot, hot, hot but this week we took advantage of a cooler day (97!) and headed off to the Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum.  The museum is a real gem of Tucson and an absolute must see for anyone visiting our vibrant desert town.  The facilities are beautiful, educational and flow seamlessly.  Strolling…

Monsoons!

The monsoon season is upon us and I couldn’t be happier.  The Arizona monsoon storms are a real treat of the desert and pure, cleansing magic for this sweet soul of mine.  Rain has always energized and refreshed me and there is nothing like the howling wind, spectacular lightening and long, dark, drenching downpour of…

Won’t you be my neighbor?

Our little neighborhood consists of 8 houses, two of which are occupied for only part of the year, one is basically an Air B&B, one has fairly new renters and the one next door has been empty for over a year.  That leaves yours truly and two others.  I’ve tried a time or two to…