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Rainbow Kids

There is a group of twenty-something hippie-like kids that show up on 4th Avenue in Tucson every spring. They are often referred to as rainbow kids, even if they might not identify themselves as such. 90 more words


Asked and answered

Rebecca: “Were you kind to your friends today?”

Owen: “It was MY green truck! I left it in the kitchen! IT WAS MINE.”


18th January, still in apartment, middle of nowhere

 Not sure if occupants of apartment above me are

  1. Wrestling;
  2. Having a tickle fight; or
  3. Having outrageously loud lunchtime sex

Could also have been a combination of all three in some kind of X-rated amateur tantric triathlon. 10 more words


A collection of things I hear that make me think, “That would make a great opening line for a story!”

He had crazy eyes and a Mexican wife.



It’s that time of year again.  Warmer weather.  I was in my back yard pulling weeds and once again got to hear my neighbor interact with her kids.   333 more words

Overheard: Negotiation

Rebecca: “Time for bed!”

Owen: “No! I don’t want to go to bed. I go downstairs.”

Rebecca: “Nope!”

Owen: “I go downstairs and sit on the couch. 19 more words