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The weird genius habits

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March 7, 2018

I am a genius. No, really, I am. According to Reader’s Digest I have seven and a half of the weird traits that secretly indicate I am smarter than the average bear. Well, they didn’t say bear, but to say what they said would be like, well, gee whiz, bragging! First, I don’t believe for… Read More ›

Roswell Shanks Ranch

And the questions continue

Why was military called in from El Paso instead of Roswell Army Air Base? Article by Janice Dunnahoo Roswell Daily Record ROSWELL — Following is a little-known story about military secrets around Roswell during the war and post-war times of the 1940s. Is the UFO incident reported in the Roswell Daily Record three years later… Read More ›

American Flag

It is time for… Where do I begin?

I am fed up with politics. The U.S.A. is overdue for election reform and term limits. According to the Center for Public Integrity, a Pulitzer Prizing winning news site, in the 2016 presidential election, more than $1 BILLION was spent campaigning. It was a brutal election. Each year the diatribes against political opponents becomes more… Read More ›

Twain Quote

An end-of-year challenge

What did you learn in 2017… and what do you want your life message to be in 2018? What quote or comment – your own or from another source – define 2017 for you? What do you want 2018 to be like? I found this Guideposts link inspiring, enough so that I hope to inspire… Read More ›

Sharon Vander Meer

A musing

Thoughts on aging I am old but it pisses me off… makes my blood boil… grinds on me… is a rude awakening when people treat me like I’m old. Even worse, I recall treating old people the same – or worse – when I was young. The following is a short list of comments I… Read More ›

The Fence

Second time around

A quick run down on some of the posts from this year you might have missed! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! American Gold Star Mothers: 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… Read More ›

Turkey

Changing traditions in our current world

By Linda Kral Roswell Daily Record ROSWELL — I was watching a program the other day and one of the hosts was reporting “big pop news” that it is becoming an option these days for families to celebrate Thanksgiving on a day other than the “traditional” fourth Thursday in November. Apparently in our current world,… Read More ›

Tom McDonald

Dispatch New Mexico

Thanks to a world that’s ‘wide enough’ By Tom McDonald It’s that time of year, when America gives thanks. It’s my favorite holiday of the year, and for good reason. Not only is it good for my soul to count my many blessings, it is also time for my annual trip to home and hearth…. 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 ›

The way it was, on Sept. 10, 2001

By M.E. Sprengelmeyer The Communicator, Santa Rosa, N.M. Hopefully, somebody rang a bell on Sunday. All of us should have paused to remember. It has been 16 years now. Do you remember where you were that day, Sept. 10, 2001? Nothing particularly exciting happened in the world that day. But that was the point. It… Read More ›

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