1. Jennifer Radler, co-owner at Popcycle, joined Karla on this week's Thrive Tucson. Popcycle opened in 2008 with the goal of promoting local art made from recycled materials, and now has two in-house brands made by its co-owners. Jennifer describes what it's like to work with her sisters, shouts out the wonderful community on 4th Avenue, and shares her advice for other women thinking of starting their own businesses.
  2. As more than 71 million baby boomers reached retirement, adult living communities grew to accommodate the needs of the largest generation of Americans, who are more health-conscious and socially active than previous generations. Rather than the drab, impersonal retirement homes of yesteryear, today’s adult living communities offer a mix of independent living, beautiful natural surroundings, […]
    Dec 5, 2018
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  3. The kids have finally fled the nest and you’re left with a house full of stuff and rooms you’ll never use. Unless you’re looking to construct a time capsule, it’s probably time to downsize your life. That means getting rid of those old newspapers and kindergarten art masterpieces and finding somewhere that accommodates your new […]
    Nov 12, 2018
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  4. Paloma Rodarte and Ludwig Van Castro of Frostings Event Design and Rentals joined Karla on this week's Thrive Tucson. Since opening in 2004, Frostings has provided full-service event design and production for a variety of social and corporate events. They’ve also made their materials and designs available to the public through their Frostings Studio, located in downtown Tucson.
  5. America’s romance with blue-collar workers is well documented and varied. The Works Progress Administration made countless posters celebrating laborers with illustrations of broad-shouldered men working in construction, farming, plumbing, and more. Somewhat paradoxically, many films have portrayed blue-collar workers as uneducated men who work hard so their kids can go to school and learn to […]
  6. Regret falls across the land Concert tickets that cost a grand People wander in search of cash Buying junk and spending fast And whosoever should be here Spending their savings on tchotchkes and beer Must stand and face the confession booth To teach us lessons and give us truth The stench of green is in the air Thoughts of money no longer there Shiny new products behind every door Lose your mind when entering the store Tempting forces that you can’t see Make you lose your currency For no mere mortal can resist The capital offense of the Spender