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LIVE LAUGH LOVE: July 2022

At 85,I vividly remember that day It’s a Saturday afternoon in July 1986. I’m at home in High Bridge, New Jersey and it’s hot. Hot and sticky—and the lazy fan

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LIVE LAUGH LOVE: June 2022

A Most Unusual Wedding June is wedding month, so in this issue, I’m sharing childhood memories of our family weddings. I really enjoyed those celebrations—and there were many! My mother

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BODY MIND SPIRIT: June 2022

Bottle Babies When my husband and I moved here some 30+ years ago, neighbors were few and far between. Now, not only this area (El Rito/Latir) but New Mexico in

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Snippet: Questa Clinic Staff, We Love You!

The cheerful, well-trained, and professional staff of the Questa Health Center are eagerly waiting to serve you! Standing, left to right: Vero Peacetree, therapist; Angel Medina, case worker and certified

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LIVE LAUGH LOVE: May 2022

The Greatest Fear of Getting Older What is it we fear most about aging? It’s not wrinkles or sagging skin, not loneliness, not joint aches and pains—it’s loss of cognition

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BODY MIND SPIRIT: May 2022

Re-Dreaming Re-DreamingMany of us have had dreams of how life could be. As a small child it is possible that there was something you wanted and perhaps because you made

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Questa Health Center; Here to Stay

Questa Health Center was one of the first outreach clinics established by Presbyterian Medical Services nearly 50 years ago. Our goal was to bring much needed health care to our

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LIVE LAUGH LOVE: April 2021

I can’t pronounce it but I sure can remember it. On Easter Sunday we usually greet someone by saying: Happy Easter! And the person usually responds: Happy Easter! Well, when

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What is the Allure of Taos County?

When I look back at the places I’ve lived over the past 70 years—California, Oregon, and New Mexico—each place has had its own underlying tone, revealing itself to me in

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BODY MIND SPIRIT: April 2022

Collective Consciousness We live in a field of energy that is all around us and within us—everything is energy. That field of energy contains television transmissions, radio transmissions, and cell

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LIVE LAUGH LOVE: March 2021

Try a Little Tenderness Are you your biggest critic? I sometimes am—I’m always looking for perfection. But I have a trick up my sleeve for changing my perspective: I try

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BODY MIND SPIRIT: March 2022

MOVING TOWARD SPRING MOVING TOWARD SPRINGWe are no longer heading into winter, but moving toward spring and green things. New life, new beginnings, and perhaps a brighter day.My words are

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BODY MIND SPIRIT: February 2022

SILENCE LOST When my husband and I first moved to New Mexico from Mammoth Lakes, California, some 34-plus years ago, we came in an RV. After finding our way around

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FREE AT-HOME COVID TESTS!

Every home in the US is eligible to order four at-home COVID-19 tests.The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days. Order yours today at https://www.covidtests.gov.

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LIVE LAUGH LOVE: January 2021

I’ll never forget the first time I heard my mother say to my father, “Nick, I’m in love with another man.” Mom was sitting on the glider on our front

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BODY MIND SPIRIT: January 2022

The Need to Grow After WWII, there was an excess of bomb-making material and nerve gas. Those bomb-making materials were repurposed and made into fertilizers. The nerve gas became pesticides.

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