A Couple Hours at the Tucson Botanical Garden

Our first evening, after the temperatures had dropped a bit, we ventured across Martha’s neighborhood to the Tucson Botanical Garden. It was quite an evening for it – they stay open late on Thursdays during the summer, and they allow pets during certain times over the summer. So, we packed up a picnic dinner…

2 years ago

Orientation: Tucson

We greatly enjoyed our time in Tucson – trying as much Mexican food as we could, beating the heat in the mountains, and getting to know the city. We flew Southwest from Atlanta to Phoenix and used Arizona Shuttle to get to Tucson, just an hour or so away (maybe an hour and a half). We were fortunate enough…

2 years ago

Four Nights in Tucson

Many moons ago, John and I worked together at the Athens YMCA with Martha. She joined the Peace Corps and ended up in southern Morocco for a couple years, and I was lucky enough to join her for a few weeks down there. Upon her return to the US, she began grad school at the University of Arizona in Tucson, and from day one, every phone call included an invitation to come out and visit. She told us time and time again…

2 years ago