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Dear Diary 004: Bikinis, Bicycles and Benji

7 Comments 19 February 2010

Bikinis March is insistent on arriving. The skies are clear and blue now with temperatures in the mid-70′s. I have to leave in nine days and rest-assured that I am not looking forward to it. Lunch breaks are bikini sun-bathing sessions by the pool. The meal is frozen liquid fruit in a tall glass. The [...]

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Dear Diary 003: Black Magic and Sharpee Pens

3 Comments 09 February 2010

I can’t remember what my house in Portland looks like. More disturbing, that doesn’t bother me a single bit. I thought I’d miss it by now, but all signs are pointing to something I already knew: there’s a gypsy hiding inside of me. It’s not that Tucson is so mind-blowing. It’s a town like any [...]

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Dear Diary 001: Golden Streets and Lemmons

7 Comments 28 January 2010

The Streets are Lined with Gold Actually, they’re not. And, for the record, it rains in Tucson during January. A lot. When you’re headed here, people who went to school here or lived here once will have you believe that every day from here until eternity is 75 and sunny. To be certain, there are [...]

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