Posts by SafeYouthInTempe

Tempe Tuesday Talks 7/7

Good morning to you all! For those of you of a certain age, today is Ringo Starr’s birthday. Who’s he, you say? Oh my. Google it. He is 80 today which makes me feel monumentally old. I got to see the Beatles in concert in 1966 with my big brother. Quite the treat. Well, today…

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Tempe Tuesday Talks on Wednesday – 7/1

Hi friends! Well so very sorry….I am a day late and a dollar short, as they say. Whatever that means. So busy right now that bathroom breaks are a rare treat, along with eating lunch at my desk between meetings. Sigh! Ok, so confession time! I have been guilty of going out too much. To…

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Tempe Tuesday Talks 6/23

Good morning to you all out there! Every week there is something new in our world. This week it’s wearing our masks out in public. I have a lovely mask with peacock feather design on it. But I hate it. I feel claustrophobic in it. It’s hard to breathe and its creepy just seeing people’s…

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Tempe Tuesday Talks 6/16

Good morning Tempe! Hope you are doing well today in these uncertain times. In a class I attend on Sundays, we discussed “navigating uncertainty”. My realization in the midst of the conversation was not about the uncertainty but about the navigation. What I mean by that is that all of life is pretty uncertain, if…

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Tempe Tuesday Talks – 6/9

Good morning to you all! Well, first I must remind you all that today is Tempe Coalition meeting day for the month of June. We will meet via zoom again. I am hopeful that we can have an in-person option for July, so stay tuned for that information. Meanwhile, if you plan to attend and…

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Tempe Tuesday Talks 6/2/20

Good morning! Today I come to you with a very heavy heart. I feel almost speechless over the state of my country. Just when we thought it couldn’t get worse with COVID 19, divisive politics, over 100,000 deaths in our country due to this pandemic, people out of work…. The list goes on and on.…

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Tempe Tuesday Talks 5/26

Howdy folks! Well, it’s Tuesday once again. But of course it feels kinda like a Monday since we had yesterday off, right? Memorial Day. A wonderful way to commemorate those who sacrificed their lives for us all through military service. My grandfather, a silent screen actor, died in World War I. My father, a journalist…

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Tempe Tuesday Talks 5/19

Good morning and Happy Tuesday to you all! It’s been two months that we have been doing this strange thing called quarantine! I don’t know about you, but I notice that I have created new routines. Have you? At first, it was all about reeling from the reality of this virus, staying home, relying on…

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Tuesday in Tempe 5/12

Well good morning, Tempe! I am going to keep this relatively short today. It’s Coalition day. Today at 3:30 pm, the full coalition meets for our monthly general meeting. If you are interested in joining us, email me at hilary_cummings@tempe.gov to join the party! Well, did you go out yesterday to a store, restaurant, hair…

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Tempe Tuesday Talks – Cinco de Mayo

Greetings friends! It’s Cinco de Mayo and Taco Tuesday! I must admit when I moved to AZ from Philly 24 years ago, I was a real novice when it came to Mexican food. So when I first came here in August of 1996, I couldn’t get enough of it: tacos, enchiladas, burritos, huevos de rancheros…

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