Author Archive | Susan Hinckley


Shifting Gears

We recently bought a tiny new convertible. If you’re looking for someplace to zip around in a sports car, it’s hard to imagine a better place than Fountain Hills. The dips, curves, and scenery all seem custom made for it. We traded in a truck, the giant old pickup that tagged along with us on […]

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Full Bloom

My husband observed the other day that the desert in April has plenty to teach us about enthusiasm for life. It’s one of the things I love most about living here, a characteristic that resonates for me on a very deep level. It asks for so little, then shouts for joy once a year for […]

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Finding Myself in Fountain Hills.

  I’m not very good at transitions. Sometimes when I return from a vacation, it takes me a week to unpack my suitcase and two weeks before I can tackle the mail pile. It took me 9 years to adjust to being a mother of young children. The oldest wasn’t so young anymore by the […]

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