It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends.

Right to Vote

Many of you know that I have been a huge advocate for our area's right to vote on whether or not we become a city. After drafting legislation last year, with Senator Barbara McGuire as the ONLY elected official in our area willing to sponsor the bill, we were close to changing law in 2015. Unfortunately, even after the bill passed the Senate with overwhelming support, it was stopped in the House by many of our local elected officials. I promised everyone that I would "be back" in 2016 and as a woman who is true to her word, I am.
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Don't Sit Still

I love our sunrises and sunsets. Always have. Being lucky enough to have grown up in Arizona, I have been spoiled with breathtaking beginnings and endings to every day. I always thought that in my perfect world, I would wake up, make some coffee and sit outside - sitting still - so that I could watch the sky light up in front of me. That is a dream of mine that I have had for as long as I can remember. Stop and smell the roses, they say. Relax. Slow down. Sit still. A goal to one day try to achieve, or so I thought.
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Woman of the Year?

I grew up being told that "Girls can do anything better than boys" .... except be "Woman of the Year", apparently. Caitlyn Jenner, aka Bruce Jenner, has just been given the title of Woman of the Year, by Glamour Magazine and I am not only stunned, but offended.
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