It is my custom to geographically limit the topics for ScottsdaleTrails to within a day’s drive. However, I occasionally make exception…in this case because the trip began and ended in Scottsdale. And it’s technically a day’s drive, even though it’s a long one. By astronomical and cartographic coincidence, I was driving southward early Monday […]
When Did Theft Become Offensive?
Laurie Roberts posted a great article this morning pointing out the ridiculous hypocrisy of folks who complain about the designs on Starbucks holiday coffee cups while ignoring the utter theft of their tax dollars taking place right under their noses. This theft includes what has happened to funding for public education in Arizona for the […]
City Council Revitalizes McDowell Road?
South Scottsdale resident Dana Close penned a letter that was published as a “Special for the Republic” column (also appearing on AZCentral online: “Could South Scottsdale be the next Arcadia?“) a couple of weeks ago in a Wednesday edition. In her column, Ms. Close praised the Scottsdale City Council for their role in “revitalizing” the […]