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Nothing Is Protected

by Ken La Salle Some years ago, before my father died in Chandler, Arizona, he and I would drive through the desert, looking out at the saguaro cactus and he would tell me, “Those are protected, you know. They’re protected by Arizona state law. Nobody can harm them.” My father was a devout, lifelong Republican.…

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Urban Tango by Regina Neequaye

Ayanna Williams has it all, wants more, and will do whatever it takes to get it. Her promotion to Senior Deputy Assistant to the District Attorney is the next move to her best move. Jefferson Thomas is a handsome, politically connected, business man who finances many key players in the political class. Ayanna and Jefferson…

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How to Sleep Well and Avoid Sleep Deprivation

by Sam Butterworth Where do you sleep? Do you crash out at the end of a day amongst the remnants of procrastinated tasks and clutter? Do you keep your phone or laptop close at hand just in case? While it might seem that the bedroom’s aesthetics are superfluous to your sleep success, your surroundings play…

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Remembering Jewel Kats (1978 – 2016)

by Victor R. Volkman, President Loving Healing Press, Inc. Jewel came to me in 2009 with a pitch for a vastly under-served area of great personal importance to her, specifically, treatment of abused girls in the South Asian immigrant community: a highly cloistered environment where you did not talk of such things, regardless of how…