Monthly Archive: February 2010

Feb 20

Tucson Eclairs

Most places that I have tried eclairs at (which are many because I love desserts) in Tucson make them with whipped cream or a whipped cream blend.  This is not an eclair!  An eclair should have a rich, firm, baked custard that is not overly sweet!  Viro’s makes the “Tucson eclairs.”  The bread store next …

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Feb 08

HB2633

I recently moved to Tucson from Albuquerque, NM to start my Ph.D. in optical physics at the top optics program in the country, the College of Optical Sciences at UA.
I have been an avid mountain biker for years, and recently became an avid commuter in Albuquerque (which I continue here in Tucson) as well.  I …

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