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June, 2012

The Idle American

The Idle American

June 28th, 2012

Uncle Mort online

By Dr. Don Newbury

Truthfully, It stands to reason that my Uncle Mort, who’ll reach the century mark on July 4, would be busy with final party details. He’s been promising the ultimate in “whoop-te-doing” since last summer. Friends from far and wide are invited, all expecting a unique birthday observance.

Oddly, he’s been leaving …

Here’s to your health

Here’s to your health

June 28th, 2012

Key Factor To Your Health – Your Thoughts

By KEITH WOMMACK

Did you know your thoughts affect your health? Really impact you physically? You’ve heard it said we live in a mental world. The indications that support this statement are many.

Case in point:

In the post Your Birthday Can Kill You Newsmax Health shares interesting details from research …

Film on la frontera screens Friday in Alpine

Film on la frontera screens Friday in Alpine

June 28th, 2012

Video stills from Exodus.

ALPINE – EXODUS deals with the concept of otherness as it relates to race, gender and sexuality and examines issues of immigration, identity construction and land ownership.

The short film was shot along the US/ Mexico border in West Texas at Big Bend National Park near the Rio Grande.

The video …

Rambling Boy

Rambling Boy

June 28th, 2012

Cemeteries

By LONN TAYLOR

I probably owe my affection for country cemeteries to my grandmother Taylor, who could not pass one without stopping. When I was a small boy she would take me on drives in her Studebaker Commander along the country roads around Fort Worth, and whenever a cemetery came in view she would say, “Let’s …

Correspondence

June 28th, 2012

On Tuesday, we established an account with West Texas National Bank for the benefit of Mike Perry, in order to help him defray his mounting medical bills.

Mike was the editor of the Alpine Avalanche for many years until his deteriorating health forced his retirement. Mike then started his very popular local news blog, The Alpine …

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