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Walking the Neighborhood

This month of July in Southeastern Arizona, the weather has been very mild. It has been in the upper 80s during the day, which is rather cool for this time of the year in our high-desert mountains. This past May was the coldest May on record for 41 years. I guess that so-called ‘global warming […]

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We Don’t Eat With Dogs

It seems everywhere we shop or dine these days, I see dogs. I was in the Home Depot last week, and a lady had four small dogs in her cart. Four! She must have had a dog for every ailment, ha! Recently, Ria and I were eating in a tiny Korean restaurant, and a couple […]

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Carranglan Elementary School

Notepads and Notebooks for the Children Ria’s cousin, Loralie Aragon Salvador, lives in Carranglan, Philippines, and she closed her Sari-Sari Store recently. Loralie had quite a few notepads and notebooks in her inventory, so Ria purchased all of them and asked Loralie to give them to the children of the local elementary school. Since it […]

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BINGO

Wine Wednesdays Ria and I visited the Casino Del Sol BINGO hall in Tucson, Arizona today. We received three bottles of free wine. It was “Wine Wednesday!” Thank you, Casino Del Sol! We don’t drink wine so we give it away to our family, friends and acquaintances on special occasions. Wine lovers really do like […]