From Arizona

The Artist’s Daughter Celebrates 30 Years in Tubac

The Artist’s Daughter, opened in January 1986 by Ann Empie Groves, has been one of the most successful mainstays over the past 30 years in Tubac. In fact, just seven of the 28 gift shops and galleries that were doing business in 1986 are still open, she has calculated. Variety and great customer service may…

Borderlands Photographer: Summertime Blues

Summertime in the borderlands is a time of thinning crowds and thickening clouds. During the southwestern monsoon, as June turns to July, the wide open skies fill up with the most dramatic weather of any place on Earth. The June heat drives away many seasonal residents. It’s the hottest month of all in southern Arizona…

Gloria Moroyoqui: Woman of Power & Wisdom

“People adore her,” said Anita Badertscher, Tumacácori National Historic Park’s chief of interpretation and education, volunteer coordinator and co-coordinator of fiesta. Badertscher explained more details of the program that allows Moyoroqui to be a vendor at the fiesta and allows her to sell her flowers at the park’s store.