It was several months before Wall Street crashed, ushering in the financial maelstrom of the 1929. In Tucson, so goes the story, Grace Bakewell called her friend Clara Hughes with a grand idea: “How would you like to help me start a Junior League?”
I'm feelin' blue. While the corpulent white clouds form and collect nearly every afternoon, this summer's rains haven't given us much to cheer about. Even the little rain that has managed to make its way into our water-starved valley has left me unimpressed.
Nancy Roberts has been in the Primavera Foundation program for several years The foundation's organizers, Nancy Bissell and Gordon Packard, started a soup kitchen that became Primavera some 30 years ago.