Archive for January, 2011

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Sonoran Desert Sunrise, Et Cetera

January 24, 2011

I’m intentionally keeping to myself my two cents about the shooting of Congresswoman Gabriele Giffords — there’s nothing I can say that hasn’t already been said, and likely more articulately than I could say.

So, on the homefront:

Our son bought his first car (! a Toyota Celica GT) and we’ve been busy teaching him to drive stick (I say “we” actually my husband has been doing it)– I just go along for the ride. Anway, here he is with his pride and joy:

Because he’s probably feeling more grown up, he got his hair cut too:

Before:

Why so serious?

After:

Ol’ Blue Eyes

We have gorgeous, inspiring winter sunrises here in the Sonoran Desert:


your avatar brings
mine Marmalade Sky roses
without thorns

Maybe it’s because I love Tucson and my life out here so much, everything out here is pretty — even randon debris — to my eye:

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Wishing You the Happiest of New Years

January 3, 2011

The only time of year when it’s socially acceptable to get sappy and sentimental — and I choose both. To all my friends and family, I am so very grateful that you are in my life.