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Gas Price Check: Production Is Up For U.S. Oil Refineries!

Earlier this week news outlets reported that production is up for American oil refineries. Most are operating at or near record capacity. According to the USA Today, “U.S. refineries processed 16.8 million barrels per day for the weeks ending July 11 and July 18, eclipsing the prior record set in the summer of 2005. The … Continue reading

Her-Story: Alma Martinez Fallon

Earlier this year, I wrote a post for Black History Month (February) and Women’s History Month (March). It occurred to me a few weeks later that I did not need to wait for February or March of each year to spotlight the talents of phenomenal women that are doing amazing things in their respective fields … Continue reading

Wind Is A Form Of Solar Energy

Today’s post introduces the topic of wind energy, a renewable energy source. While researching some information on solar energy, I discovered that wind energy is a form of solar energy. Initially, this concept seemed odd, however, after giving it more thought, it makes a lot of sense. Perhaps my desire for cooler temperatures in Phoenix’s … Continue reading

Earning The Right To Call The Shots

This past week has been over the top as the buzz and hype surrounding King (LeBron) James’ selection of the National Basketball Association (NBA) team that he would be playing for gained momentum. Then again, maybe I was being overly sensitive to the media coverage that King James’ was getting by everyone! Locally, the folks … Continue reading

Celebrating Independence Day 2014

“Individuals by themselves cannot create change. Only the will of the people can.” Unknown Today’s post serves as a reminder to wish all of my readers a safe and happy Independence Day celebration on July 4th and through the holiday weekend. “The U.S. Constitution doesn’t guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to … Continue reading