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Snippets; Afterthoughts on the passing scene

August 12, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

State, and regional, shortfalls It feels nice at the gas pump, this prolonged drop in crude oil prices, but for the state of Mexico it’s becoming a real problem. The long-term slump in oil-and-gas prices has led to Gov. Susana Martinez directing most of the state’s agencies to cut their spending by 5 percent. A [&hellip...

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Earnings often tied to level of education

August 12, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

It’s that time of year again and school is upon us. Many of our children and adults are heading off to classes in the next few weeks to begin, continue, or add to the education they must possess to be part of the society we live in today. I read the other...

Pokémon GO, or what’s wrong with a little escapism?

August 11, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

I want to be the very best that no one ever was … Ah, nostalgia. ‘Tis an incense greater than myrrh, frankincense or Chanel. Olfactory reminiscing aside, Pokémon GO has quickly become a summer monsoon of popularity. From the Ash Ketchums to the Professor...

A simple wedding equals a lasting marriage

August 10, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Weddings, weddings, weddings! Gah! They are so stressful and frustrating. Anyone who has planned a wedding, been in a wedding, or has had their own wedding, understands completely what I’m talking about. Everything is expensive, everything is complicated....

Gary Johnson’s presidential bid gaining momentum

August 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Gary Johnson’s 15 minutes of fame has finally arrived. The former New Mexico governor and current Libertarian Party candidate for president is getting some attention by the national media as an alternative to Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Polls are...

Be a giver, it’s as simple as addition and subtraction

August 6, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Let’s have some fun today and learn some math. We often make life more complicated than it is. We don’t have to be an expert at playing chess to plan three moves ahead in our lives. We don’t have to understand how electricity works to be able to enjoy...

Citizens and city need to step up

August 6, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

It’s quite possible that, when the dust has settled over the Cahoon Park Pool and the proposed new recreation center, we’ll have neither. But it doesn’t have to be that way. It’s now up to the citizenry, and the city, in that order, to save the...

Recognize the signs, turn victims into survivors

August 6, 2016 • EditorialComments (1)

While attending last month’s Breakfast with the Mayor, I was asked the question of what we (as a community) can do to help put an end to the amount of domestic violence that plagues our city. This is a very good question and one that our organization and...

Snippets; Afterthoughts on the passing scene

August 5, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Tax-free for back-to-school If you hate paying taxes (and who among us doesn’t?) then here’s a weekend for you. Tax-free weekend started Friday and continues until midnight Sunday. It’s a big plus for families with tight budgets and multiple school-age...

True wealth found in God-centered community

August 5, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the family inheritance with me.” But he said to him, “Friend, who set me to be a judge or arbitrator over you?” And he said to them, “Take care! Be on your guard against all kinds...