From May, 2015

Yoga With Kathy Edds

We all have our super heroes.  Thanks to Marvel Comics we are a generation that grew up with Superman, Spiderman and the Avengers.  Now we enjoy their over-the-top powers at the movies.  I am right there, looking forward to catching the next movie, “The Age of Ultron!” I am equally enamored by the myths of…

Successful Picnic Validates Historic Group

Nature gifted the April 12 annual picnic held by the Tubac Historical Society with a day more beautiful than ever, fresh air and not a spec of dust in the air as a result of the overnight rain. The already dazzling landscape at the Rock Corral Ranch in Tumacácori was enhanced by the bright colors,…

Shaw Kinsley Tapped for State History Honor

Based on his education, Shaw Kinsley believed that he would be “working in the special collections area of the University of Arizona Library” at this time in his life, but instead, for the past five years he’s been director of the Tubac Presidio State Historic Park. For his many accomplishments in not only keeping the…

A Western Review: BLACKTHORN

Blackthorn is a small treasure of a movie, sadly underseen. It’s a 2011 English-language film from Spanish director Mateo Gil and writer Miguel Barros. It stars the great Sam Shepard as an aging Butch Cassidy. The film is based on the well-known historical trio of Butch Cassidy, the Sundance Kid, and Etta Place. They travelled,…

Out My Backdoor

Help us to be the always helpful Gardeners of the spirit Who know that without darkness Nothing comes to birth As without light Nothing flowers… May Sarton . Let us never take for granted the spirit of this wonderland in which we live.  We are the caretakers of this lovely valley, we are the gardeners…

BIRDING IN TUBAC, May 2015

Some of the most gorgeous, avian eye candy in the United States can be enjoyed in two spots near downtown Tubac without burning more calories than you would watching TV in your den. If you have mobility issues or are just lethargic, it’s not even necessary to get out of your car. Don’t believe me?…

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY UPDATE MAY 2015

Fire district budget talks start The five-member board of the Tubac Fire District will discuss a draft budget for the year that starts July 1 during the monthly meeting scheduled at 9 a.m. on May 27 at Fire Station No. 1. The public can attend. Board member Mike Connelly said during the April 29 meeting…