Down-sizing in America may be bad news for kids.

Everyone remembers different things.

MOXIE COSMOS SAYS . . . .

McMansions are out, tiny houses are in. So I bet you think I’m going to say that crowding a family of four into a two bathroom, one living-room home is going to damage little psyches. Where will they play with Wii? Will they need larger earphones? And does

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Three Degrees of Separation in Tucson

MOXIE COSMOS SAYS . . .

Tucsonans often remark how small it is, even after growing from 250,000 in 1970 to a metro million today.  We also find we have ongoing connections with certain cities — like Denver and Durango in Colorado, Eugene in Oregon, and, traditionally, as a summer getaway, San Diego.  Last year

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“Even if writers become immortal, books must end,…”

Trudy Heeb photo montage

MOXIE COSMOS SAYS . . .

Editing the second book in my series of six “Sophie and Sam” mysteries, this phrase is meaningful in a practical sense.  I am about three-thousand words over my self-imposed limit.  The longer the book, the more it will cost, and I am determined to keep a paperback under $15,

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