The top four winners Jarett Denton, 15, Loretta O'Reilly, Macy Holbrook, 9, and Isabel Ramirez, 11, hold their pie tins up after the Schwan's apple pie eating competition during Tukee Fest at the Ahwatukee Swim and Tennis Club on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014.
(L-R) Macy Haugland, Olivia Peckins and Jayden Anaya and, in back, Reagan Thomas, Madalyn Espinosa, Kereem Alfred-Allen work on making a food truck menu on an iPad during the iMagine, Create & Design class at Fall Break Academy at Kyrene de las Manitas Elementary School on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014.
A friend who has some experience with rodeo horses sent me a most picturesque proverb: “Let go or be dragged.” Whether this phrase was first spoken by a Zen master who had achieved enlightenment on the mountainside, or by a battered cowboy nursing his shattered bones and pulling cacti from his backside makes no difference. It is the unmistakable truth.
When you were a kid, did you ever think, “I want to live to be 100 years old.” Yep, me too. Well, I am fortunate enough to know someone very special to me that is closing in on that giant milestone, my grandma. She is 99 1/2 years old, she will be turning 100 in December and I am hopeful that she makes it. I’ve been telling my boys how lucky they are to have a great grandmother and all the amazing changes she has seen in the world during her lifetime. Imagine growing up without electricity, indoor plumbing, a car, television, computers, iPhones, and more.
Pasadena, Calif. • When sizing up Sarah Palin for the HBO movie “Game Change,” in which she plays the former vice-presidential candidate, actress Julianne Moore knew what she had to master immediately.
MJJ Cashman always watched the classic Christmas film “Miracle
on 34th Street” with his family after Thanksgiving dinner. “It’s a
movie that we always started our holidays with because there was a
sincerity to it,” Cashman said.
MJJ Cashman always watched the classic Christmas film “Miracle on 34th Street” with his family after Thanksgiving dinner. “It’s a movie that we always started our holidays with because there was a sincerity to it,” Cashman said.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Arizona's Season of Wishes offers
families, neighbors, co-workers and friends ways to give the best
gift of the holiday season: granting the fondest wish of a child
with a life-threatening medical condition. The campaign will
continue through Jan. 2.