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- Roth vs. traditional IRA – If you’re eligible to contribute to a Roth IRA and a traditional IRA,
Picture 1: A Clouded Sulphur butterfly sips nectar while a nearby honeybee collects pollen. Courtesy photo
Many species of plants produce flowers in spring and the resulting seeds then develop over the summer.
In contrast, the Chamisa bush, also called rabbit bush, becomes covered with bright yellow flowers in the autumn.
It therefore becomes a source of nectar for insects. A single bush may have a variety of insect species busily going from flower to flower at the same time. The insects may be so focused on finding nectar that they stay on the flowers rather than
By Fr. Glenn Jones
Ahh … another Christmas filled with joy. Lights and shopping. Carols, cards and creches. Squeals of happy children ripping wrappers. Bellies burgeoning with biscochitos and—for many of us here in New Mexico—with those steaming Christmas tamales. Mmmmmm.
Now … hustle and bustle over, a new year approacheth. Is it a new decade, though? If we began a new year-measuring standard, we wouldn’t cite the date as January 1, 0. Hmmmm. Well … if that’s the biggest conundrum we have this year, we’ll be doing well!
Alas … I fear it will be a year fraught with conundrums—especially the quadrennially-occurring
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Tales of Our Times
By JOHN BARTLIT
New Mexico Citizens
for Clean Air & Water
Labels Relegate Ideas To The Trash Heap
If our democracy is a person, it has fallen into a bad habit. I speak of the standard by which ideas are judged. An old standard was to judge what is right and what is wrong. Or what will work and what won’t.
Times change. Arguers today zero in on who is right and who is wrong. We hear details of who, rarely what or how. “Who” means a person or group, with colored tags attached. The labels say who is honest, smart, or neither. We hear yeas and nays about team hats. An idea itself is given little
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