Penmanship fading art form

No matter how old we get, most of us still appreciate the cards, letters, and calls we receive from friends and relatives during the holidays. For some reason, we don’t communicate with many of them during the year, thus, we really enjoy hearing from them about the year’s happenings. This year, the woman from Ima […]

Photograph demonstrates bullish sport

Baxter Black The photograph is spread across two pages of the Rodeo Sports News. In the upper right hand corner is written “Worth a Thousand Words.” The subjects in the photo are the bull, bull rider and bullfighter. The rider, wearing his helmet and protective vest, appears to be coming out from under the bull’s […]

Holiday more than gifts

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor Christmas season has a different feel to it in current times. The country is in an economic recession and unemployment is as high as it has been in many years. It seems like everybody you talk to speaks about how money is tight. It is too easy to get […]

Change of habits calls for chance of pace

By Lynn Moncus Recently, I was visiting with another friend who is resting from using nicotine and wondering what all the noise is about. We both agreed that we miss that habit and that we are sure we must be feeling much better than we have for years because we have been told we would. […]

Spankings as discipline never hurt anyone

By Lnn Moncus Many adages of the past came about because they were well thought out and because they were often quite true. For instance, “Spare the rod, and spoil the child” came into being by someone who knew more than a little about rearing children. They knew the need for discipline and knew that […]

When you least expect, God provides

By Leonard Lauriault In the movie, Forrest Gump, Forrest’s shrimp boat partner, Lewtinint Dan gets mad because they haven’t found any shrimp. Lewtinint Dan begins cursing God and challenging him to show up. Forrest, who’s narrating the story, says, “God showed up,” because at about that time a hurricane struck. Shortly after crossing the Red […]

07-04-2004: Tuck’s Turf

This week starts off with a bang. The Annual Legends of Mesa CC 3 Person Scramble is at 12:30 p.m. today. The tournament is held each year to remember or departed members and friends from the past. I have been here two years and the families and friends have donated or purchased Pine Trees behind […]

Stargazing best from the enchanted land

By Ryn Gargulinski Just as my friend in New Mexico friend would tell me to look at the moon from my California yard some 2,000 miles away because we’d be seeing the very same moon, I have to remind myself it’s also the same sky. But it’s really not. First off, the sky in New […]

Dispelling common myths about the cold

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Making a funny face won’t freeze it that way, canker sores don’t mean one’s a liar and going outside without a jacket does not insure one will come home with a cold. These are just some of the myths found online at ezinearticles.com and local10.com/health that dispel fiction for fact, the […]

San Jon Robot best in state

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS When San Jon students Porfy Martinez and Ryan Livingston were working on their class’ robot, they said there were times they were ready to throw it out the window. But they said it’s a good thing they didn’t – for what started, essentially, as a pile of debris, ended up as […]