My wife and I do some baby-sitting for a single mom we know so she can have some well-deserved “alone” time. Recently, we took her two munchkins to the dollar theater and watched “Mr. Peabody and Sherman.”
The appearance of your skin, including the skin on your feet, is a reflection of what’s going on internally with your health. Dry, cracked heels are an indication that your body is out of balance, not an indication that you need an expensive foot cream or a pedicure. Dry, cracked heels are a very common problem that can be embarrassing and unsightly. Fortunately, the following remedies will result in smooth, happy, healthy feet.
Federal officials on Thursday gave the Tohono O'odham Nation final permission to make land it owns near Glendale part of the reservation, a crucial step toward the tribe's plans to build a casino there.
The movie “The Matrix” features a computer hacker called Neo, and deals with the themes of reality and freedom. In the movie, most of humanity has been enslaved and locked into a virtual reality called the matrix, which is controlled by intelligent machines. A dawning awareness has led some to escape from the matrix and form a resistance group to fight the ruling machines. Neo joins the rebellion, and struggles to free humanity from the grand illusion of the matrix.
We celebrate our nation’s 238th birthday this month, unless we count from the year of the Constitution’s adoption. If so, then it’s a young 227 years old. Too young for a nation to die? Not according to history. We learn civilizations generally collapse within 200 years, so we can wonder if the USA is overdue to “tap out.”
I once approached my life and work as if I was building a house. Drive a nail here. Lay a block there. Smear a bit of paint in the corner. Cut out a window now and again. Figuratively, this is how I treated my life, and it is a solid, powerful image. It is also an image with plenty of biblical roots.
Arizona’s forests are in poor health. They’re overgrown, and without action, catastrophic fires are almost a certainty — putting the state’s physical beauty, economic vitality and water supplies at risk.
I have a very low tolerance for temperatures above 85 degrees, so living in Arizona in summertime is a challenge. I have friends who love heat, the hotter the better, and it’s hard to understand that I’m not just complaining. Some days I really do feel like I am struggling to survive.
Throughout the great 50 days of Easter, it’s traditional to have readings from The Acts of the Apostles each Sunday. This remarkable account of the formation of the earliest Christian communities is the sister book in a two-part testimony known to us as Luke-Acts, and is likely written by the same hand.
Mother’s Day has been an official U.S. holiday since 1914. It was originally started here in the U.S. by Anna Jarvis in 1908. Mother’s Day celebrations honoring mothers can be traced back to festivals in honor of the mother goddesses Rhea and Cybele, by ancient Greeks and Romans. Early roots include the Christian festival known as “Mothering Sunday.”
Ollie is a beautiful boy, estimated to be about 4 years old. He’s got sparkling gold eyes and jet black fur. He is good with other cats, but isn’t too thrilled about dogs. Ollie is very a friendly and social guy. He enjoys being the center of attention and most of the time you can find him purring away. He enjoys playing with toys, but just as much enjoys snuggling up with his people. Ollie did have to undergo a dental due to a common tooth issue found in cats called “tooth resorption disease.” All but his front incisors and bottom canines had to be removed. He feels great now and more than ready to find his forever home.
Jude Law has always been a good actor, but he has never had a really great role until this quirky new film, Dom Hemingway, where he plays a cockney safecracker trying to repair his self-inflicted shattered life while still retaining his cocky swagger.
Jan Brady (Eve Plumb) with a machine gun is the least of the many good reasons to see the new film, Blue Ruin; a different sort of “revenge” flick, where the protagonist is an awkward and shy homeless man struggling to even a score and protect his estranged family.
While Arizona recovers from an economic crisis rooted in predatory lending practices, a bill before the Legislature proposes another round of risky loans not too far removed from the horrific payday-lending loans now mostly a good-riddance memory.