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What does cute and spicy look like?

Columnist What does cute and spicy look like? I wouldn’t say it’s driving a Yugo. I drove to Wyndham; my friend said to me, “You look so cute and spicy…

Two grandmas pumped up for football

Columnist I’m already pumped. Bring it on. Oh my goodness, we were two grandmothers excited by the first look of our grandsons on the field this season. Football is about…

If you should live long enough …

Columnist When did it happen? I can’t figure it out. My children are beginning to correct me in public. My daughter tells me, “Mother, don’t act that way. You’re acting…

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…