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On Scars and Memory

It can be anything, really. Today, it was the way the sunlight filtered through the nascent cottonwood leaves and the whirring, rustling sound as they shuffle in the breeze. 1,192 more words


USA California / Nevada / Arizona Road Trip May 2016 Day 9 – Grand Canyon South Rim

On all my previous visits to Las Vegas, I always visited the Grand Canyon West Rim. This is because it’s only 2 hours away compared to the long 5 hour drive to the South Rim. 732 more words

Trip Reports

Highway signs remind drivers "Pokemon GO is a no-go when driving"

Unfortunately, there are some who use apps such as Pokemon GO while driving in an attempt to catch all the Pokemon in their path. However, paying attention to your phone while behind the wheel can be hazardous to yourself as well as those around you, so it’s best to put it down until you reach your destination. 31 more words


God Is In Control

Dear Friends,

I keep telling you to trust in the plan of God, His timing and His ways. God has a way of making things happen when they need to and we just muck it up when we try to force the issue, exert our own will on events or try to control the outcome. 519 more words

Fr. John's Blogs

Hummus with Pickled Peppers

Having used up the entire jar of tahini a few months ago, I forgot all about making hummus on a regular basis.  In the grocery store the other day, I found a teensy container of hummus with some flat pretzel bits in the container that had a price tag of $1.99 – BUT – on sale for $.99.   290 more words

locals only

Time for some positive desert reporting! I found a new local radio station that I love to listen to especially in the morning. 99.3 the Wave. 502 more words

Gold Canyon

Weeks One & Two and the Monsoon

Week One: Orientation

“Welcome to Banner Health! I hope you have a great career here!”

So began my first job as a nurse in Arizona, and I just know that it is going to be amazing! 751 more words