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Tucson | January

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Hoping to do these little collections regularly throughout the year

Social Media Protesting and Arizona’s Immigration Bill

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

Arizona’s controversial immigration bill, SB1070 was just signed into law last Friday, but its social media footprint has already been firmly established.  Search “SB1070” on Facebook, and you’ll find 37 Pages, 89 Groups and 55 events (each with their own branding, of course) dedicated to the new law, both for and against it. The term […]

Out of the Ordinary Things I’ve Done Since Moving to Tucson

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

One of the things I’ve been struck by since moving to Tucson is how a change of scenery forces you to do things you’ve never even considered before. I knew life would be different here, but I didn’t take into account how the fact of living in a new city and meeting a whole new set […]

5 Signs You’re at Home in a New City

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

You know that horribly awkward feeling you have when you attend someone’s wedding or birthday party but you don’t know anyone other than the host? A quick hello to the one person you’re comfortable with and then two hours of guessing what other people are talking about while they ignore you. (Ok so maybe if […]

Confession: I Don’t Miss Austin

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

I’m a lucky one. Part of the privileged few. A golden child. You guessed it—I’m a native Austinite. Not only a native Austinite, but a South Austinite. Even more authentic! My youth was filled with trips to Barton Springs and Fiesta, when it was still called Fiesta and held on Laguna Gloria’s storybook grounds. During […]

The Big Move

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

Yesterday marked our first full week in Tucson, our home for the next three years. Since neither Travis nor I have ever lived outside of Austin, you could say it’s a slightly monumental change. I’d like to write a poignant essay on the journey and experience of uprooting my life and settling down in unfamiliar […]

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