Category: December 2022

Surviving the Holidays after a Loss

Rev. Suzanne Marlatt Stewart Holidays can be stressful and exhausting, even in the best of times. There are many expectations placed on us to be happy. After the death of a loved one, holidays may bring up more sadness, add more stress, and lead to more loneliness. When we lose someone we love, it’s normal…

Dollars and Sense: Will the Stock Market Recover?

Premier Coin Galleries The U.S. stock market is typically positive for midterm election years, though October can be notoriously volatile. By the time you read this article, we’ll have election results and more economic reports to guide us through the rest of the year. “We have to understand this will take time,” says Vanessa N.…

Word of the Month: Run

David Zapatka Reader Carmela Hopkins writes, “Every month I look for your column in the Splash. Have you considered an article on the word ‘run?’ You’re on a run. I mean roll.” There are more definitions of this word than any word I have researched. Here are a few. Run verb a. to go faster than…

U.S. Military History: Unrecognized Heroes

Ross Dunfee When you hear your service-song played and you were in that branch of military service, please stand and be recognized. And so, the song goes, Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, and now Space Force. In turn, veterans of each branch of military service stand, the audience appropriately applauds the veterans, and…

Another Fabulous SaddleBrooke Singers Concert

Cheri Emahiser It’s almost time! Get your tickets now! We want to see you on Saturday evening, Dec. 10, at DesertView Performing Arts Center (DVPAC). Tickets are on sale at dvpac.net or the theater box office. They are a terrific bargain price at $25 per person. A Christmas Odyssey Our holiday concert will take you…

December at the Golden Goose Thrift Shop

Stephanie Urdilaes Jingle all the way to the Golden Goose Thrift Shop! We are your one-stop shop for all your holiday needs. Deck the halls! Dresses & bling! Perfect gifts! It’s all here for a fraction of retail. Give the gift of joy—we have beautiful Golden Goose gift cards available that are sure to be…