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For two pounds/75 pence you get a whiskey side with a half lager or dark beer at the Lismore Pub in Glasgow’s West End. For less than $3.50, this “old man’s drink,” is a … more
The Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) holds that all actions are controlled by intentions. TPB, developed by Icek Ajzen in 1985, suggests an individual's intention to perform or not to perform a … more
It’s Christmas time, when we celebrate the birth of Christ. In the U.S., surveys show that more than 80 percent of us believe in God. That’s more people than have lawyers, drive foreign … more
In this edition of the Bulletin, I continue a tradition carried by one of my mentors, the late Tom Reeves, who published newspapers in California, Colorado and Alamogordo, … more
Pitlochry is set in Scotland’s geographic center along a main route through the Highlands towards the Cairngorms. My first glimpse, as I approached Pitlochry by train, registered the … more
My wife lied to me. “No, I didn’t,” she insisted. But she did.  By omission, that is. You see, every year we go to a Christmas Fair with my buddy Maloney and his … more
In a world filled with flavorless, cookie-cutter chain stores, it’s nice to talk with local shop owners. There is a zest for life and an urge to create that fuels their day-to-day living. Lisa … more
Every year around this time, we start seeing the messages everywhere, in many forms: Peace on Earth, Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays. I’m beginning to wonder, though, do we really want Peace … more
Do you hate poetry? I hear that a lot. People see something written in a vertical form, strange lines, sometimes rhyming. For some, the eye just rolls away as soon as they see the … more
Our border tour actually begins in Hatch as we work our way to Pepe’s Cantina on the west edge of town where we meet Pedro, a migrant from Guatemala. When I first met him in March, he was in … more
How do you compare a Marine who stormed the beaches of Normandy on D-Day in 1944 to an airman who controlled air traffic at White Sands Missile Range yesterday? There are probably dozens of … more
“Why did that quilt win?” I blurted, eyeing both the blue ribbon and the distinctly different character of the quilt before me. “Oh, you should never say that,” my companion … more
Every now and then one of my readers will ask about my mother. The reason I don’t write about her more often is because my beautiful wife can always tell when I’ve been crying. When I … more
Editors Note: Silver City writer Vivian Savitt has been part of the Desert Exposure team for many years. She has had regular pieces appearing in the paper including the Southwest Gardner and then … more
I'm sitting here trying to type on a big round exercise ball. I read somewhere that sitting on a ball rather than a chair is good for your back. It is supposed to keep your back exercised as you … more
Since the beginning of my long journey with horses, I’ve looked forward to the equestrian events in the summer Olympics. The beauty and athleticism of the horses and the skills of the riders … more
Above our southern horizon, an archer stands ready to fire his arrow westward toward the “Heart of The Scorpion”, the star Antares, in Scorpius, the Scorpion. But this archer is not a … more
When you’ve lived in the desert for a while, your relationship to rain changes. Coming from Germany, I always dreaded rain as a kid. Not able to go outside or putting on all sorts of … more
Twenty years ago, on a Tuesday, I was getting my boys ready for school, shaking them out of their sleep and gently encouraging their eyes to open when from the other room I heard, “Elva, get in here quick!” more
Thousands of Afghan refugees whisked to safety during the massive evacuation that concluded this week experienced their first taste of freedom here in Dona Ana County. more
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