Last updateWed, 27 Aug 2014 10am
Before I moved to the Coachella Valley, I lived in Tucson, Ariz.
One of the things I love about Tucson is that the residents there seemingly understand that they live in the desert: Outside of a few neighborhoods, lawns are the exception, not the rule; instead, residents put xeriscapes and low-water ...
On this week's dangerous Independent comics page: This Modern World talks to a drone (and congrats to Tom Tomorrow, aka Dan Perkins, for being a Pulitzer finalist!); Jen Sorenson explains the mess in Baltimore; The K Chronicles goes skateboarding; and Red Meat gets ready to dump some dirt.
Dear Mexican: Why do Mexicans make up such glaringly obvious lies? Like this galán who had his sister call me and say it was really him—with a cold. Or my friend who pretends to be traveling around the world, but is really sending emails from his mother’s home computer. Or the random person on the str...
Desert homes are often built with sizable front yards and comfortable back patios. However, how many of us neglect our oftentimes unused side yards? They’re used as a thoroughfare, or an area to stash things—yet these small corridors are often an eyesore on the homeowner’s never-ending to-do list.
On this week's moving Independent comics page: Jen Sorenson wishes she could use her bike more; The K Chronicles wonders if some right-wing converts are for real; This Modern World enjoys the presidential-primary process; and Red Meat gets a special message from God.
One category of gun deaths goes beyond even National Rifle Association-inspired “no restrictions on guns” inanity: when small children get guns and accidentally shoot someone.
It happens far too often: