The Gambler’s Advice

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

I’ve driven through Las Vegas, played a game or two- didn’t lose any money probably because I didn’t exactly gamble, so I guess I haven’t really experienced Vegas,…

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No Problems

Sunday, June 7, 2015

 I grew up with plenty of adventure. Oftentimes I’d go hiking with my friends in thick forests, sometimes following a winding path to a river and at other…

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The “Cereal Syndrome”

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

One of my favorite cereals is the classic Honey Bunches of Oats with almonds, but you’ll still find me standing in front of a barricade of cereals at…

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Right here, right now

Monday, September 22, 2014

Considering how expensive frames are, I decided to make one, which got me heading toward a library. After scanning through a whole shelf of books, I selected about…

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Get Art Smart

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

“I think too much when I paint, and I don’t enjoy that,” complains a retired artist at the Prescott Phippen Museum’s 35th Annual Western Art Show on Memorial…

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Watch and Witness

Thursday, July 10, 2014

I was flipping through a 2008 issue of “The Writer,” and I came across an article advising writers on ways to find new ideas and characters for their…

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Kitchen Connection

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Do you have a favorite kitchen knife? I do, and it’s elegant, slightly angular and very effective. In fact, my husband has one too. It’s massive, heavy and…

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Navajo country

Monday, February 17, 2014

The very earth at Monument Valley in northern Arizona felt sacred. Silence overwhelmed my being as I watched the early rays of the February sun reach the tallest…

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Sincerely Salad

Friday, January 24, 2014

A bowl of salad sits on my table, and I’m not quite sure if its come out right. I’ve watched Tyler Florence or even Jamie Oliver dip their…

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Thursday, December 5, 2013

My husband and I often wondered about our very young Bougainvillea plant. “Is it dead or alive?” or “Does it need more water?” We could never figure it out…

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