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The measure of life and home

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia Sally and I drove to Leadore Saturday to celebrate the life of a long time friend. It seems to be happening more frequently as the years march by. Throughout the six hours of…

Thirst

There was once a man who was traveling across the ocean and his boat sank, leaving him adrift for several days before he was miraculously found by a fishing boat. Recovering from his bad condition, he told them the worst…

A.F. summer calendar filling up

The years with an early spring we would cut the blooming Iris from all of Mom’s flowerbeds, pack all Pa’s (Grandma Beitia) cooking supplies, and the six of us loaded into the old (even then) Ford station-wagon and headed from…

Egg shell

by Adrian & Ana Ruiz Pastors of Templo Emmanuel “I hate you, Alicia!” shouted Tom. “Never again will you come in my room! You’re a thief!” “What, what did you say?” asked his grandfather, who was coming down the hall.…

Give without expecting

Jonas Salk received a medical degree from the College of Medicine of New York University. Upon graduation he was given an assignment at the Research Laboratory of Viruses at the University of Pittsburgh. He was asked by the military to…

Far right should form own party

To the editor, The “silly season,” i.e. the election cycle, is here again. We are bombarded with political ads, charges and counter charges claiming one thing or another, and are inundated with political mailings. Since most of this in the…