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Downtown from Stone

Looking towards the south side of downtown Tucson from Stone, taken in the evening.  Somehow this view seems oddly intimate to me, like approaching a restaurant from a back alley.  I like the signs advertising  boxing, a car show , something called an “Asian  spectacular”, events being held at the Casino del Sol.  The AVA Amphitheater is on the Pasqua Yaqui reservation near Tucson and is associated the gaming casino.

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How Many Sculptors Does It Take…….

This and some other photos I’ll be putting up this week are from a walk one evening on Stone Avenue just south of downtown Tucson. I sometimes ponder the value of doing this blog but then there is just so much to celebrate in Tucson, like this odd, eclectic and semi-funky neighborhood on Stone.

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The title is of course a play on lightbulb jokes. I don’t know how international they are. Here’s a sampling for dog lovers:

Q How many dogs does it take to change a lightbulb?

Border Collie: Just one. And then I’ll replace any wiring that’s not up to code.

Rottweiler: Make me.

Labrador Retriver: Oh, me, me!!!! Pleeeeeeeze let me change the light bulb! Can I? Huh? Huh? Huh? Can I ? Please, please, please!

German Shepherd: I’ll change it as soon as I lead these people from the dark, check to make sure I haven’t missed any, and make just one more perimeter patrol to see that no one has tried to take advantage of the situation.

Jack Russell Terrier: I’ll just pop it in while I’m bouncing off the walls and furniture.

 



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