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Becky Christmas

American Gold Star Mothers

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November 20, 2017

Providing services to vets and their families Becky Christmas, a Wagon Mound, N.M. woman, has been actively involved in American Gold Star Mothers Inc., for many years. Following the death of her son, Capt. Todd Tyler Christmas who died while serving in the military, she wanted to affiliate with an organization in which she could… Read More ›

Scholarships for women through P.E.O.

P.E.O. Chapter H Cottey College chair, Ruth Mares, announced recently that the school, located in Nevada, Mo., has risen in the 2018 U.S. News and World Report ranking of Best Regional Colleges. “We were notified the school we support ranked seventh, up from twenty-third last year. The school also ranked second for best value and… Read More ›

Ronald Maltais

Castañeda Concert Series returns:

Men’s acapella group to launch its second season On Nov. 17, Castañeda Concert Series artistic director Ronald Maltais is bringing de Profundis, a men’s acapella group to Las Vegas to open its second season. The performance will be at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person. Maltais, a pianist… Read More ›

Championing the right to age well

(NewsUSA) – In 1967, one of today’s most iconic runners made her mark in history. Despite an angry official who tried to push her off the course of the Boston Marathon, Kathrine Switzer defiantly ran on, broke barriers and became the first woman to officially complete the legendary race. Today, at the age of 70,… Read More ›

Reach out

10 Ways to make yourself feel better

Is there a magic elixir for happiness? Should we be that thing called “happy” all the time? Is there value in disappointment and trials? Down days are inevitable. Sometimes all you need is a little boost to get you over the hump. Call a friend and tell them something you admire about them. This isn’t… Read More ›

Golden Years

The purpose of purpose

In a recent study, researchers at University College London found that, for people over the age of 65, a sense of purpose and overall well-being meant that they were 30 percent less likely to die over a period of eight and a half years. This study followed over 9,000 English people and found that, at… Read More ›

Sunrise

Healing in forgiveness

And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him. 1 John 4:16 (KJV) Forgive and forget. The forget part is hard. We mull over disappointment, wrongs done to us, wrongs we have done to others…. Read More ›

Aminata N. Mbodj

Aminata N. Mbodj: An Essay

Pure humanity extract, an elixir… Aminata’s resume is an amazing reflection of a young woman on a mission to be the best. Intelligent, courageous, creative, imaginative, and adventurous. When life took a train wreck of a turn, she reconnected with her love for music to center her, gain perspective and find new direction. She reached… Read More ›

The Fence

The Fence

But the Lord said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the Lord seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the Lord looketh on the heart.  1 Samuel 16:7 (KJV) Life is, what it is. God’s… Read More ›

Awaiting Students

Art School Opens June 1

Open House and Registration Day Saturday, May 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The creative minds behind Pasatiempo Fine Arts Academy… Painting, drawing, sculpting and making cut-paper collages occupies much of Meredith Britt’s creative energy. She has a bachelor’s in fine art from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and says she has learned… Read More ›

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