Friendly Fliers

We met the friendliest RC flying enthusiasts when exploring different flying fields near Tucson this spring. While the field adjoining the Pima County Fairgrounds and the field on the southern end of Valencia are decent-sized and well taken care of, their gates are usually locked. Our new favorite field, with …

Impressed with Phoenix Hobby Shop

Wow, what a find! Duncan’s RCin Phoenix, Ariz., has a very nice inventory with parts even for a 15-year-old foamy! They carry planes, drones, helicopters, cars, boats, rockets, models and lots of accessories and parts. The shop might appear small, but there sure is lots of stuff in there! It’s …

Joey in the Hood

What began with a special request for a knitted hood with fake antlers for a Doodle named Ziggy became a passion for canine hoody design. So far, there’s been two rainbow hoodies, two cammo hoodies, and a lavender hoody made. Each was made with a particular breed in mind, due …

Another Hobby Shop to Close

Sadly, another in a long list of hobby shops will soon be closing, the Hobby Barn in Tucson, Ariz. Naturally, one just had to stop in a few times to check on sales that first week after the announcement. It’s a pretty nice shop with a wide variety of models, …

Custom Calling Cards

Oh joy! Collage takes on a whole new meaning in Photoshop! Calling cards are popular among full-time RVers, who no longer need business cards. We’ve seen many examples, most which include the RV, the RVers and a gorgeous background photo. For ours, we chose photos from among favorite destinations visited …