Posts Tagged ‘westward look’

The Temptation of ChristAry Scheffer, 1854

The Westward Look hotel sits proud in the foothills of Tucson.  Down in the flats, the lights of the city sparkle and shine like a sea of energy washing over the privileged.  You know that somewhere in the pinpoints of light somebody is being robbed, beaten, raped, and maybe killed.  But violence is not the predominant activity.  Civil order is probably the norm. (more…)

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In 1979, me and my young family arrived in Tucson to do mining.  We were put in an apartment on the corner of Pantano and Tanque Verde in an apartment overlooking the mountains capped with snow. We spent two years in that apartment and had a third child, born at the Tucson Medical Center.  She is now thirty and more, and working as a civil engineer in Iowa. (more…)

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