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Hole in the pocket? Time to sew it up

Columnist Don’t think I’m saying people are out to get us, but I am seeing things as they are. Al and I haven’t taken time to notice how things are…

Finishing one phase of life, moving to the next

Columnist I looked around and said, “Where do we start?” I’ve written about it, and now it’s time. We’ve got to get my studio and art gallery ready to sell.…

Where else but Pagosa?

Columnist Where else but Pagosa can you go to the dump and watch the bears? There are burgers on Monday, Taco Tuesdays, Family Night miniature golf on Wednesday, and softball…

Writers don’t always love their words

Columnist Oh, for heaven’s sake: I was on my way to a writer’s conference to learn how to be a wordsmith. I should not be in public when I’m tired…

Al’s dreaming and I’m scheming

Columnist I meant business, and Al went for pleasure. I went to work, and Al went to look. The car show came to town. We met friends for an early…

Entitlement? What’s that all about?

Two different instances prompted this article. I read on Facebook about the “Seven Dangers to Human Virtue.” 1. Wealth without work. 2. Pleasure without conscience. 3. Knowledge without character. 4.…

It’s how rumors start: You heard it wrong

Columnist When I showed up at my women’s Bible study group, they were buzzing around about George. One of the women said, “George is dead.” Another one said, “He was…

Jake, the fashion plate of the neighborhood

Columnist I arrived at the Bible study, only to meet Jake and his master, Sam. Jake was energetic and happy. Sam said, “Jake wants to show you his stitches.” I…

Give them something to talk about

Columnist Is what people think about what they talk about? I met with my lady friends for lunch. They were busy checking their calendars for holidays. They were excited they…

Not enough bonding time

Columnist Sweet Al asked me what I was going to teach this morning in the Bible study. I said, Acts 9 and Paul’s call. Everyone has a purpose and a…