Tucson was definitely worth seeing (again). We did go to Oktoberfest on Mt. Lemmon too - which at 9000 ft. didn't look anything like Tucson (grass! trees! cool weather!) Tucson was in the upper 90s during most of the visit, but cooled down nicely at night.
On the way there our flight ended up being delayed 3 hours out of Chicago because of maintenance problems - we actually taxied down the runway but didn't take off. Uhh... We ended up getting off that plane and boarded another, and I think that's the most frightened I've ever been during takeoff because the 2nd plane seemed kind of sluggish too.
These pictures were from Mt. Lemmon - I took tons of pictures here because of this guy. Isn't he cute?
And, sure enough, my bag got opened at the airport, and even tested positive for explosives (come on, it was a false positive). They asked for my drivers license to write down my home address, and when I told them all I had was a French one, they said they'd just use my passport and asked the town that I grew up in. I think I'm on some sort of watch list now.