Sierra Vista Farmers Market

If the great Arizona weather holds – I will be at just outside the Sierra Vista Farmer’s Market Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 10:00 AM – Noon.  Drop by say hello, and if you haven’t already signed my petition please sign.  Look for me in the parking lot on the east side of the park […]

GOP Education Plan?

Rep. John Fillmore, R-Apache Junction, has filed a bill, HB2017 with the reference title ” schools; pledge; quiet reflection” attempting to make it more difficult for students to opt out of reciting the Pledge of Allegiance each day in school, or having a moment of “quiet reflection”.  I seem to remember the quiet reflection idea […]

Cascabel Community Fair

[Public] Saturday & Sunday December 7 – 8, 2019 – I’m looking forward to my first trip to Cascabel, Arizona to visit their annual community fair.  This unique event features “fine artisans and craftsmen displaying their work in fiber, metal, wood, jewelry, clay, leather, photography and more.”  Casscabel is a great example of the vibrancy […]

Why state lawmakers should stay out of local zoning laws

During my time on the City of Sierra Vista planning & zoning commission I was skeptical of changes to zoning and building code amendments that made it much easier to build an Auxiliary Dwelling Unit (ADU) in a single family residential zone.  An Auxiliary Dwelling Unit is a fancy term for what we used to […]

A Challenge to Arizona Democrats

Here is an interesting challenge to Democrats in Arizona as well as other “red” or “purple” states. How to win! I’m going to quote directly from this opinion piece. “We know Democrats often forget about state races until Election Day comes and then quickly move on from the lessons learned in those campaigns. We urge […]

[Public] Cochise County School Superintendent’s Culinary Challenge – November 23, 2019

First-ever Cochise County School Superintendent’s Culinary Challenge today at the Sierra Vista Mall!  This sounds like fun. A “cook-off” between students from Buena, Douglas. St. David and Tombstone high schools’ culinary arts programs.  The culinary arts programs for high school students shows how PUBLIC schools are transforming their curriculum to be relevant for today’s economies and the […]