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Bonnie Henry

Luxury homes going to the dogs

Luxury homes going to the dogs

Forget wine cellars, trend is now luxurious suites for dogs.

August 10, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Lesson learned in the discovery of a worm

Lesson learned in the discovery of a worm

Letting kids explore is a valuable, difficult part of parenting.

July 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson in 100 Objects — 'Loathsome' Speedway

Tucson in 100 Objects — 'Loathsome' Speedway

Speedway was never ugly, simply loathsome

June 28, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Bonnie and the bear

I lived in the desert five decades before I saw my first rattlesnake not behind glass — one up close and all too personal.

June 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Welcome back, Sunday Evening Forum: Once a stage for political risers, Tucson institution returns March 30

Welcome back, Sunday Evening Forum: Once a stage for political risers, Tucson institution returns March 30

The Sunday Evening Forum, the go-to speaker series for generations of Tucson families, returns March 30, adding to the mix of new buildings, new restaurants and the modern streetcar making downtown a destination again.

March 19, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Bonnie Henry: Shirley Temple Black's 1988 visit to Tucson

Bonnie Henry: Shirley Temple Black's 1988 visit to Tucson

In a 1992 news article, Star columnist Bonnie Henry recalled her experience as a staff member who accompanied Shirley Temple Black for a an appearance at the Star's Book & Author event in 1988.

February 11, 2014 4:24 pmLoading…

Bonnie Henry: Memory of 11/22/63 still fresh 50 years on

Friday, Nov. 22, 1963: University of Arizona classes were over for the morning and I was driving to lunch at the Alpha Phi house, a sorority I had pledged as a freshman two months earlier.

November 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Bonnie Henry: I'm getting happier all the time - at least, the pros say so

Where do they come up with these studies? The latest to be bandied about asserts that we are happiest at age 23 and again when we reach 69.

August 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Bonnie Henry: In order to shun your 'friends,' you must find them

Garbo said it best: "I vant to be alone." Good luck with that in today's overconnected world - both for movie stars and ordinary folk.

July 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Bonnie Henry: Eat patriotically - your toaster is watching you

OK, so it's all out there. My emails, my phone calls, my ceaseless surfing on the Internet.

June 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Bonnie Henry: Mickey and Minnie, the rodent billionaires

Just about every day now, I send up a silent hosanna along the likes of: "Thank you, Oh Great One, for allowing me to raise my children before texting, sexting, Facebook, rap music and 'Gangnam Style.' " To that I must now add, "the exorbitant admission price for theme parks."

June 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Bonnie Henry: Some days, teachers are first responders

Some took a bullet for the children. Months later, others would shield them with their own bodies under an avalanche of brick and lumber. They were the first of the first responders: the teachers of Newtown, Conn., and, later, Moore, Okla.

June 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Bonnie Henry: 'Comfort animals' make me a bit uncomfortable

Think flying with a squalling child in the seat next to you is hell? Try flying with a goat. Or maybe a monkey. Could happen, thanks to the animal's status as a certified emotional-support animal, or ESA, as it's known in the lingo.

May 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Bonnie Henry: The, er, sole of good service: knowledgeable clerks

Hey, I put my new shoes on - thanks to what may be a dying breed.

May 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Bonnie Henry: We mark seasons of year, of our lives, through trees

It is a great, gnarly beast, its roots burrowing deep beneath the caliche, its boughs reaching up to the heavens.

April 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Bonnie Henry: 2+2=4. Really. Is a calculator essential for that?

OK class, today's math problem is: Joe is buying a bottle of water that costs $1.97, total. He gives the clerk a five-dollar bill. Joe's correct change should be:

April 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Bonnie Henry: Life with a semifunctional proboscis is no bed of roses

I'm a drip. So are you, and you, and all you multitudes of miserable souls who dare not stop to smell the roses, lest your nasal passages begin to hydrate in some socially unacceptable way.

March 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Bonnie Henry: There's only 1 password for me: thisisridiculous

If you are reading this without first having to remember a password, congratulations - and may the printed word never die.

March 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Bonnie Henry: Making eye contact a lost art - let alone actual conversation

Just about every day I give thanks that I am no longer the mother of teenagers.

February 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Bonnie Henry: Why dogs bark, or don't, and other great mysteries

Some time back - OK, it was 20 years ago - a couple of researchers posited, as researchers are prone to do, that dogs can and do bark "at everything and nothing, anytime of the day or night."

February 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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