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I was raised by my grandmother and among her generation of friends. The vast majority of my clients during 25 years of hospice volunteering we… Read more

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The pandemic is worsening. It is important for everyone to do their part. We can fight this virus with knowledge. It is important to understan… Read more

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As the entire world desperately awaits the discovery of a vaccine so as to get our lives back to normal (define “normal” as you please) after … Read more

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While we wait for the election results to shake out, let’s discuss Karen. No, not your sister-in-law or best friend, but the ‘white lady with … Read more

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Arizona is said to have something for everyone: cold snowy mountains and a hot desert climate; Native American lands, rural communities, and v… Read more

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Since its founding in 2013 by several faith-based and community organizations, the annual Fast of Compassion has turned into an extremely succ… Read more

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Sunny day, car windows down, the wind blowing through the few hairs I have left on my noggin and singing along gleefully with the oldies blari… Read more

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As the 2020 election nears, it is clear that the people of the United States are in for a rough ride. Read more

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While tidying up on my computer recently, I ran across a couple of misfiled snippets. One was a quote from Ronald Reagan. The other, a 2012 le… Read more

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I am going to try one more time to express to everyone who is registered to vote in the upcoming presidential election the importance of voting. Read more

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Often times, it’s not just what we say but how we say something. Politicians, realtors and car salesmen have this concept down to an art. A ho… Read more

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I had often wondered, as Desert Mountain Energy (DME) exhorted the value of the helium in the area, “ why aren't the big boys here?” Well, the… Read more

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Last month’s update in the WMI on the tragic case of the Rawlings family made me (and probably everyone else) sad all over again. A heartbreak… Read more

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The political moment at this time is all about “peace and safety.” Read more

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The November election is fast approaching. This is your opportunity to help shape the community you live in, our state and our country, but to… Read more

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This morning’s news brought images of a scuzzbag shooting, execution-style, two LA police officers in the head as they sat in their car. As th… Read more

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Last summer, my ‘little’ brother and his wife came over from the SRC (Socialist Republic of California) to attend his fiftieth high school reu… Read more

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With all the recent talk about defunding the Post Office, I have to wonder if our nation’s leaders have any sense at all. Read more

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Back in the late ‘80’s I lived next door to a couple who had several beautiful Arabian horses. Read more

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Whoever you are, this column will most certainly not apply to you any more than it does to me. No, this is directed toward lousy or inattentiv… Read more

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In the midst of this historic pandemic, July 26 will mark the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). While there are s… Read more

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Perhaps the most famous historical figure to grow up in Arizona’s First Congressional District, Stew Udall would have turned 100 in March of t… Read more

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People are rotten. Since the dawn of time, every race, gender and religion have done hideous things to one another. Whether you read history b… Read more

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In a few short days America will celebrate her declaration of independence from the tyrannical rule of King George III of England. Read more

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Last week, as we stood with our coffee looking out the kitchen window at the perfect, clear morning, Phillip commented that it looked like a s… Read more

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Some of you may have already received information from “Get Smart About Drugs” about Isotonitazene “Iso” but if you didn’t here is a tidbit of… Read more

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When historians see that their nation is in big trouble, facing the proliferation of protests that raise bedrock questions about American race… Read more

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PHOENIX — Secretary of State Katie Hobbs is asking a top aide to Gov. Doug Ducey to remove a monument to the Confederacy from a state park acr… Read more

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In my first editorial I quoted the numbers for cases and deaths in Arizona from COVID-19. My math was wrong and many of you corrected me. So n… Read more

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