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Smart Design By Suzette: Living A Simpler Life In A Modern World

on July 20, 2017 - 9:48am
 
By SUZETTE FOX
Los Alamos
 
Today’s world has many luxuries that are supposed to make life easier.
 
At times they may, but other times, they make life more complicated. Yes, I need a kitchen remodel, yes a bathroom remodel too. But when I’m feeling stressed out by what I ‘think’ I need, I look inward at what is making me unhappy or anxious. It might not be the remodel at all. It might be a combination of life stressors - observing the effect it has on my family, my finances and my sanity.
 
To feel a sense of peace and happiness again, I try to think about how I can achieve

Slim Randles Home Country: Evidently Dreams Don’t Come With Calendars

on July 20, 2017 - 9:17am
By SLIM RANDLES
Home Country
 
“You don’t mean it!”
 
“Sure as I’m sittin’ here, Doc,” Herb said, putting an extra swirl to his coffee and cream.
 
“Flying lessons?”
 
“Yessir. Said he wanted to do it before he got old. I know. I know. He’s already old, but still, he’s up about every weekend now, buzzing around.”
 
“That’s just nuts,” Doc said, “I know for a fact he won’t see 70 again.”
 
“True enough, Doc, but you know they aren’t letting him take the plane up by himself.”
 
“Thank goodness for that. But what in the world made him want to fly a plane?”
 
“When I asked him

Voices Of LA Meeting At Unitarian Church July 24

on July 20, 2017 - 9:03am
UNITARIAN CHURCH News:
 
The community is invited to attend the next Voices of Los Alamos meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m., July 24 at the Unitarian Church in Los Alamos.
 
Agenda:
  • Michelle Lujan Grisham fundraiser in os Alamos
  • Sheriff’s Office debate at County Council July 26
  • Council on immigrant resolution
  • March for Science SF had $1,500 surplus, donated to Santa Fe Conservation Trust and to NM MESA New Mexico Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement. They work with middle/high schools to get kids to college
  • future speakers, actions, general announcements
 
Guest speaker:
 
Dist. 43 Rep.

Public Comments Sought On STIP

on July 20, 2017 - 8:39am
NMDOT News:
 
SANTA FE  The public is invited to comment on the New Mexico Department of Transportation’s new 2018 - 2023 State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).
 
The program will serve as a four year plan for the state’s federal aid highway program and will be implemented Oct. 1.
 
The STIP contains proposed road and bridge projects and is required under the federal legislation. Projects on the list are on federal and state highways (roads with I, U.S. or NM designations).
 
The NMDOT has posted the 2018-2023 STIP on the Internet asking for public comment through Aug.

Back To School Food Services

on July 20, 2017 - 8:38am
Chef Mia Holsapple
 
CHARTWELLS News:
 
The thought of going back to school just got a little better with great new things in store from Chartwells.
 
Eat, Learn, Live is the motto of the Los Alamos Public Schools’ food service partner known as Chartwells and overseen by Director of Food Services and Chef Mia Holsapple. Holsapple is ready for a new year with fresh ideas and a friendly staff to meet the needs for her school family.
 
Holsapple is a 2005 graduate of Le Cordon Blue in Atlanta, Ga.

State Transportation Commission To Meet In Milan

on July 19, 2017 - 3:04pm
NMDOT News:
 
SANTA FE  The State Transportation Commission will hold a meeting 8:30 a.m., Thursday, July 20, at the NMDOT District Six Auditorium in Milan, N.M.  
 
The six member governor-appointed commission determines policy for the New Mexico Department of Transportation. Community members are invited to attend and time will be allotted for public comment. 
 
The agenda is available on the New Mexico Department of Transportation’s website http://dot.state.nm.us/content/nmdot/en/TC_Publications.html or by calling 505.827.5258.

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