Memorial Day 2023

Like many Arizonans, I spent a few of the last days of spring last week in Southern California. As it happens, some of those days were spent in Oceanside, just south of USMC Base Camp Pendleton. Our lodging was adjacent to an old city cemetery, placarded as the “I.O.O.F. Cemetery.” I.O.O.F. is an abbreviation for […]

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Cars and More Cars

When folks think of car culture in Scottsdale, many think of our “Car Week” at the end of January. There are several collector car auctions at that time, and a host of other associated events. But, the car scene here doesn’t begin and end with Car Week. There’s the enormous weekly Saturday afternoon/evening Rock and […]

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A recent conversation about Salvador Dalí caused me to refresh my memory of the Spanish surrealist artist, whereupon I found a quote that sums up my feelings better than I could have in my own words. “These pictures from the subconscious reveal so skilled a craftsman that the artist’s return to full consciousness may be […]

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