Tag Archives: University of Arizona

Cornel West preaches, “Get Funky”

It almost didn’t matter what Cornel West said, it was the cadence of his voice that grabbed me. A blues man, an intellectual chiding us to live the unsettled, or funky life. I identified with him. “Greed has been running … Continue reading

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Books Win!

I’ve always had my kids, my dear friends and Mount Desert Island family,¬† and more recently Dan and his family. Now I have my Tucson Festival of Books family. Roaming around the University of Arizona campus, or seeing fellow author … Continue reading

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Happy mama, indeed

They say that siblings experience the longest relationship in life. That’s true, but parents inhabit their children’s psyches, and their DNA, forever. My dear son, Ethan, who turned 30 earlier this month, arrived in Tucson last night. He’s finishing a … Continue reading

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Obama Cares

After attending last night’s “Together We Thrive: Tucson & America” event at the University of Arizona’s McKale Center, I’ve changed my mind about the president’s lack of “gumption.” That’s what I said in “Time to Take a Stand,” my blog … Continue reading

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