Bonfire season is here– even for lice.

Maya will try anything.

MOXIE COSMOS SAYS . . .

Maya reading with Auntie Ann

Officially it is autumn.  Is there any city in American that has not banned burning leaves for many years?  We can only barely remember what a great day it was when dad decided it was time that everybody in the family get out

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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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Catsup or ketchup? What do you say?

MOXIE COSMOS SAYS…

La Mesilla is an old stagecoach stop outside of Las Cruces, NM.  Like other New Mexico towns, at its center there is a plaza (like a garden square or village green), with a church at one end.  It has the Victorian era bandstand in the middle of the square, and shops across

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