James McHugh 
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Re: “Mysteries in the Mountains

Interesting thing happened to me down in that General vicinity. Have not thought of it in years until I read this story. Sometime in the middle 70s early 80s. I was in Rio Rico working, returning to Tucson crossing the highway overpass from Rio Rico to head north on i-19. There was a hellacious Monsoon storm happening, (I love the wild weather here in Southern Arizona) as I was just beginning to cross the bridge I experienced a very bright light that would have been considered approximately 10 ft off the roadway directly in front of me. Bright enough that it looked almost like a locomotive headlight. Happened in a Split Second and at the time freaked me out a little but didn't think too much about it. I attributed to maybe a lightning Flash. Don't think I even ever mentioned it to anybody. Some years later don't remember what I was reading about, but the term Saint Elmo's Fire came up. When it explained what it was (essentially ball lightning that can happen in strong storm environments) I figured ah ha, that's what it was. Regardless after reading this story and it being in such close proximity to these occurrences I thought it was worth mentioning. The story was a pretty good read in any case the guy who was the narrator did not speak as though he was trying to scam people. Just my opinion.

Posted by James McHugh on 02/11/2018 at 1:06 AM

Re: “Streets of This Town: Faces of Tucson

One of her eybrows has a burned out bulb ' is that the reason ?

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Posted by James McHugh on 03/24/2017 at 10:53 PM

Re: “Letters to the Editor

I'm inclined to chant ANARCHY ANARCHY ANARCHY ! Tongue firmly in cheek ! 40 years ago I would have felt one way ,today I'm with the majority , da rules is da rules. Although I can empathize with your desire to provide for your kid's , the street fair is no longer a bunch of artsy crafty folks setting up some booths..You could always go to Burning Man.

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Posted by James McHugh on 04/08/2015 at 2:54 PM

Re: “Alton Brown Wants You to Tell Him Where to Eat in Tucson

Best kept secret in Tucson , Family owned as long as I'm aware, Karichimaka on Mission rd South of Ajo 5252 S Mission Rd, Tucson, AZ 85746
(520) 883-0311
Best cheese enchiladas / I'm a gringo going here since the middle 70's. Even better than the ones at Crossroads on S 6th- (sauce like a mole sauce). Alton you poor Jamoke ( yes I'm from Jersey) you don't have enough time to sample all the wonderful food available here in Tucson.
Don't waste your time looking for exceptional Italian , there is good + very good but
exceptional ? i'm still looking for over 40 years , although Gavi's when they were on Broadway had very good Veal + Pork Marsala - but hell I can do as well at home. Don't even get me started on the farce of Mama Louisas -blue hairs from Kansas love it.Anyway enjoy your visit.

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Posted by James McHugh on 12/04/2014 at 3:36 PM

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