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This wouldn’t be about Sam Allen if the 71-year-old Mesa resident has his way. He doesn’t mind being part of it, but what follows wouldn’t focus as much on his efforts as much as it would the many people he works alongside during the week.
Imagine if you were able to do the one thing that makes you happy and you actually get paid for it? Doing what you love and getting paid to do it is what happiness is. You can wake up each morning and cannot wait to get your day started living your dream. It is possible if you can apply these seven principles:
If Thanksgiving is all about the sides, Easter is all about the main. While we agonize over styles of stuffings, whole or smooth cranberry sauces, sweet potatoes with or without marshmallows, and so many other Turkey Day dilemmas, we tend to just cobble together a what-have-you assortment of sides to accompany the beloved Easter ham or lamb.
Mike Woods refers to them as moments, and considering the season the Hamilton baseball team is having, he should know very well.
“With your courage and with your compassion and your desire, we will build a Great Society. It’s a Society where no child will go unfed, and no youngster will go unschooled.”
My role in resurrecting a dead criminal case began a few weeks back with an out-of-the-blue phone call courtesy of a private eye named Don Corbett. He phoned with news of a strange case with ties to a Mesa woman and an impending trip to Scottsdale for an interview or potentially an interrogation.
Today an Ahwatukee Foothills man is setting out on a five-month journey to conquer all 2,185 miles of the Appalachian Trail, and raise $10,000 for charity along the way.
Family road trips are an important piece of our heritage, so it’s likely that most of us have a special road trip tucked away as a favorite childhood memory. Mine was a summer jaunt to visit family in Lake Stevens, Wash. Endless “license plate game” and “cyclops” hours later, and we arrived at our first main stop — Redwood National Park. As I unfolded myself out of our station wagon, I’ll never forget my jaw-dropping awe as I peered to look up at these giant trees kissing the sky. Although we camped only a night among the canopies of these behemoths, it’s that part of the two-week trip that was forever etched in my memory. As an adult and parent, state and national parks remain a favorite; there’s something about the unspoiled beauty and beckoning adventure that makes everyone feel like a kid.
Bean is Havana brown, with a beautiful rare coat and greenish eyes. She is sweet and lovable, and craves attention and petting. Her hobbies include reading, tai chi, and yoga. When you call her name she likes to answer you. Currently a little chubby because she eats everyone else’s dinner including her own, Bean should be able to stay on her diet when in her new home eating “light” food.
NEW THIS WEEK
Research has shown that sugar is addictive … in fact, eight times addictive as cocaine. In 1821, each person consumed approximately 10 pounds of sugar annually. Today, that number is an astounding 160-190 pounds of sugar per person annually. On top of that about 55 percent of the sugar produced in the U.S. comes from sugar beets, 95 percent of which have been genetically engineered.
Junior Tylor Wimbish of the University of Missouri-St. Louis men’s basketball team has been named to the All-Great Lakes Valley Conference First Team.
If you’re not having fun during Colt Ford’s show at Country Thunder this April, you need to check yourself – and that’s a message from the man himself.
If you participate in almost any program at the Ahwatukee Foothills Family YMCA, you’re bound to notice a number of people who may look like seniors, but exercise like middle-aged adults. That’s because they participate in the SilverSneakers Fitness program. SilverSneakers is an innovative program offered free of charge by several Valleywide participating Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare Supplement plans, and group retiree health plans that give seniors the freedom to get fit in a variety of ways. In fact, one out of every five people who are 65 years and older and who are enrolled in one of the 68 participating Medicare supplement plans are eligible to exercise in over 11,000 participating facilities nation-wide.
The top attorney for the state asked federal appellate judges Friday to immediately dissolve the emergency stay that is now keeping Arizona from enforcing its new abortion restrictions.
The end of the Shawn Charles era wasn’t a surprise to anyone.
Tempe Union High School District (TUHSD) hosted a meeting Tuesday evening to discuss the pros and cons of changing the district’s graduation-credit requirements.
Enjoy a spectacular weekend of live jazz in a variety of outdoor and indoor venues at the 15th annual Chandler Jazz Festival.
The club lacrosse season is in full bore and there were two big moments this week.
It’s time to dig yet again into the Elton John archives. Ten years have passed since the release of the “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road 30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition.”
The 2014 Phoenix Film Festival is having its opening night premiere on April 3 at Harkins Scottsdale 101. In addition to screening films, the festival will include Geek Day, Kid’s Day, and numerous other events. This seven-day-long festival is being helmed by Jason Carney, executive director of the Phoenix Film Foundation. Carney recently spoke with the Ahwatukee Foothills News to discuss the significance of this annual celebration embracing the art of film.
The Tempe City tennis tournaments came a little early this year.
New restrictions on medication abortions will take effect Tuesday morning as had been scheduled.
The remaking of the Mountain Pointe boys volleyball program wasn’t going to be easy.
Lumps eventually heal and if handled correctly can build character.