Tucson – If its Tuesday, it must be ???

I’ve only been here 4 days, and already the shows are are starting to blur and run together. Yesterday, I went down the series of shows on the I-10 strip. There are 6-8 hotels/motels along a service road that parallels Interstate 10. Each motel has a different show in it, plus every room on the ground floor is booked with small vendors selling all manner of odds and ends, some of which have only the most tenuous relationship with gems or minerals. Most of these shows are oriented towards gems, fossils and raw chunks of rough semi-precious stones, so I …