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The Beauty of Life

Sometimes you have to be alone to reflect on the beauty of life. Where winter is only a rumor in our world here in the desert, it is for us to enjoy this time of year. Let's be grateful that so many of us have traded in snow shovels for sun screen. When we are in dawn's light, I have a long walk to pick up my Sun News. This walk ...


Lets talk about the road to success

The Whole Enchilada Fiesta will be without the enchilada. Bummer! I remember going to the Hillsboro Appleless Festival one year. There were no apples, they had a freeze. It was the first year I brought my parents to Hillsboro. I bribed my Dad with a promise of apple pie. They had good pies, he really didn't care where the apples came from. Our Fiesta will continue to be reason ...


The waves do not rise, but when the winds blow.

The state legislature has been in session for two weeks now. Reports are coming from Santa Fe about southern New Mexico. More debate is occurring about the future of our spaceport. Establishing a new industry like commercial space transportation requires demand for its products and services. Commercial products of the commercial space transportation industry include new launch vehicles, satellites and their related technologies. ...


I won’t take no for an answer

In January we set personal goals for the year, make resolutions in some cases, throw a Hail Mary pass at a difficult problem.  Lose weight, find your new relationship or solve both and join the gym, a Hail Mary pass for sure. Making realistic, specific, measurable goals requires a plan. The plan can create change; take us from our current state to a ...


Have a healthy disregard for the impossible.

My early introduction to computers started with a college summer job in 1968 at the Long Island Lighting Company (LILCO), our equivalent of El Paso Electric. Punch cards were just starting to be used on their payroll system and I was told, oh boy, I could have a job converting customer records in the future to the punch card system. I studied programming ...