Some things in life are irresistible. Take the doughnut, for example. A visit to Fractured Prune Doughnuts on East Piccadilly Road in Flagstaff’s Aspen Place ...
One, one thousand… two, one thousand… three, one thousand: Time’s up. If you have not bonded with your audience in the first three seconds of ...
Sedona Chef Lisa Dahl, owner and executive chef of Dahl Restaurant Group, is expanding her restaurant concepts with the debut of a “couture-burger lounge,” Butterfly ...
Bix’s Butcher Shop is not the kind of place a person can walk in and come out with a single T-bone steak. It is the ...
The primitive trail is steep, the prickly desert plants unforgiving and the rushing spring-fed creeks are cold. Really cold. Twenty miles in from the South ...
We’ve all seen those commercials with the disclaimer telling you to check with your doctor to make sure your heart is healthy enough for physical activity. My advice this month is to check with your tax preparer to make sure your tax planning is healthy enough for any life moves you might make. Most life […]
Hello Flagstaff! As I write this, we’re getting close to the end of the state legislature session. The big story right now is education funding (which I support 100 percent; my mom was a school teacher and I taught GED/ABE/ESOL through the FUSD for five years), but I want to take a moment to talk […]
What grows an economy? Consumer spending. That’s why consumer spending is 70 percent of the Gross Domestic Product – the indicator for national economic growth. When there is plenty of spending, the economy grows, providing more people with more money to spend on the efforts of more people. This is how the economy, in reality, trickles up. A recent paper from the Economic Policy Institute, “Inequality is Slowing US Economic Growth,” explains what many economists […]
Nearly eight out of 10 Americans have experienced significant foot pain at some point; one out of five report suffering from foot pain daily; half of all adults say foot pain has restricted their activities such as walking, exercising or even just standing; and those who suffer from chronic foot pain are significantly more likely […]
Some believe bigger is better. You must have more: a bigger house, newer car, more stuff. Can’t afford it? Just put it on your credit card. This has become a societal mantra. However, there seems to be a shift in the wind. Millennials are entering the workforce with high levels of student debt, forced to […]
Craig Van Slyke, Ph.D., has high standards. He strives for excellence in leadership and life. And wants to help others get there, too. “You can’t be a truly excellent, ethical leader without being an excellent, ethical person,” he says. “Work on making yourself an excellent person first.” His new book, “On Leadership and Life,” is […]
Florence Spyrow’s career has taken her from intensive care to extensive management. As the new interim president and CEO of Northern Arizona Healthcare, Spyrow is the first woman to head up NAH, one of Northern Arizona’s anchor organizations and top employers. NAH is the administrative and governing arm of health care facilities: Flagstaff Medical Center, […]
Go to a restaurant or even a university classroom at the beginning of a class and you will undoubtedly see people staring intently at their cell phones. Some are texting, others are tweeting, looking at Instagram or Snapchat, and others are busy replying to emails. Let me also add that in the university setting, I […]