Occasionally we invite guest writers to share their experiences with our readers. Caleb Pape moved from Michigan two years ago. Here is his story. He has written an insightful ebook as a guide to others that might follow in his footsteps. As a newcomer to Tucson, I found it pretty much spot on, answering the most relevant questions prospective Tucsonans have about their new home. You can purchase it at the end of this short story.
My wife and I moved from Michigan to Tucson about 2 years ago. I talked to as many people as I could to prepare myself for the massive climate and cultural shift that I was about to experience. People told me about the heat, bugs, snakes, the heat, the UofA, cactus, dry rivers, where to live and the heat (again). Well they left out a lot of important information! Tucson ended up being a great move, and I absolutely love it here. However I don’t want anyone else to have to go in blind like I did. I wish someone had told me about…Read More