In honor of the rodeo, which kicks off with the famous Rodeo Parade on Thursday, most of Tucson’s kids have a four-day weekend. Lucky for us, there are free or cheap things to do around town to keep them busy.
The best thing about the Pima County Fair is the drive to get there. It's half way to Lordsburg, N.M. - and twice the fun - starting with an amazing thrill ride called "find a place to park within a mile of the entrance." Take the whole family! They'll never forgive you.
In October JFK had just brought us through the Cuban missile crisis. By February I was a third grader unsure I'd survive my own doomsday crisis: The dreaded Valentine's Day card exchange. I'd rather face down a flotilla of Russian destroyers loaded with nuclear missiles than tell the girl wh…
His lights were in my rearview mirror. The local heat was on my tail like guacamole dip on nachos. I pulled into the dark side street, stopped and waited. The copper shined his flashlight into my blues.
An item on the Sunday editorial page included the wrong date for the "Win, Lose or Draw: Cartoon Humor in Campaigns" event, which features Arizona Daily Star cartoonist David Fitzsimmons and conservative cartoonist Steve Kelley.
My neighbor claimed he saw a pile of autumn leaves around the base of a saguaro in another neighbor's yard. Shedded red, brown and yellow leaves were piled high around the base of the old spiny giant as if it were a New England maple tree.
'You are hereby summoned to appear for jury service." I had not heard such powerful and stirring words since a knuckle-faced chump in a jumpsuit said to me, "You're going to need both brake pads replaced."