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What happens when things begin going downhill and show no signs of turning around? That was the state of Peter’s golf game when he came to me for help a few years ago. Peter is a successful … more
Do you feel scattered, distracted and too tired to accomplish simple tasks?  Are the kids sluggish, cranky or more hyperactive than usual? These can be symptoms of cognitive fatigue which is on … more
The recent federal court ruling to relieve the state from judicial oversight of its mental health system stemming from the Jackson lawsuit of 1987 is a huge victory for Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, … more
While conversations on tax reform have yet to result in a comprehensive plan that wins the support of a majority of the state’s 112 lawmakers, bit by bit, we are reshaping the state’s … more
It’s a good thing that we can now see the light at the end of the tunnel for the pandemic to be over, or at least at bay. It was a nervous couple of months in 2020, from March to May, when golf … more
For more than a week in early April, the big sporting news was Scottie Scheffler winning the Masters. And for good reason. The win at the Masters was his fourth win in his last seven Tour starts. … more
One of the questions in a recent news quiz for the Saturday morning show from the farmer’s market on KTAL-LP FM community radio was, can you name any of the five Republican candidates running … more
I’m reluctant to disclose this but in a few months I’ll be turning 80; scary thought, in some ways. Over the past couple of years, I have been regularly shooting below my age, with two … more
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: a private mental health care provider from Arizona wins a government contract for services here by promising more than it is able to deliver. more
The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) needs to be added to the U.S. Constitution now. Suffragist Alice Paul wrote the amendment in 1923 and got it introduced in Congress. She and others worked behind the scenes to get the amendment reintroduced through the 1940s and 1950s. more
Much has been written lately about the supplemental appropriation bill (SB48) that’s referred to as “House Bill 2 Jr.” in the Legislature. This bill is often the only opportunity for legislators to fund programs, small projects or small purchases in our respective districts. more
The top priority for our state’s leaders, not just this year but for the next several years, must be to diversify our economy and break free from our complete dependence on oil and gas revenue. more
Of the hundreds of mental errors all golfers, both skilled and unskilled, tend to make, let me focus on just five of the errors I have found most common and most penalizing. The first is failing to … more
Orthodox Christianity, rooted in the church of the Apostles, moved out from Jerusalem, and took root in Kyiv (Ukraine) in the 10th century. Moscow (Russia) was established 200 years later but did not … more
War endangers children, literacy and by extension democracy everywhere. The fragility of access to books and information is apparent today in places far and near.Las Crucen Ron Cooke shares a message … more
Regardless of whether they were playing windswept links golf 200 years ago in Scotland or a windswept Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass, they respect the honor of the game. If you truly love golf, … more
The state of New Mexico has two different sets of rules when it comes to funding capital outlay projects for new construction or repair of basic infrastructure. All funding for education projects … more
Las Cruces residents joined with Americans throughout the nation during the summer of 2020 in protests demanding police reform. While protests in other cities turned violent and destructive, ours … more
In appreciation of Women’s History Month during March,  I thought it would be appropriate to honor some of the important women golfers of our time. Two of them were inducted into the World … more
Can the United States avoid war with Russia? Should we avoid war with Russia? Does a nation that spends so much on weaponry that it has built the strongest military force in the history of mankind have a moral obligation to act when lesser armies are slaughtering innocent people in another nation? more
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