• Next Doors: “We Have the Ability; Therefore We Have the Responsibility”

    One year ago, I wrote a column about the work that the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) was doing to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Everything was big and scary at the time. But here we are today,...

    • Posted 3 months ago
  • Key to the Good Life: Destination: Strawberry, AZ

    Over Easter weekend, the Missus and I loaded up the family truckster and set out on our first vacation in quite some time. We’d been invited to explore one of the rare remaining hidden gems in Arizona...

    • Posted 3 months ago
  • Next Doors: Packing for the Future

    Backpack Buddies project provides critical items for students in need It’s a school year like no other. Believe me, I know, as a parent of a freshman and a fourth-grader. But we don’t need to go into...

    • Posted 6 months ago
  • Next Doors: Stepping Up to Serve Vulnerable Citizens

    Copa Health rises to the needs of individuals with disabilities during the pandemic This whole pandemic thing has been hard on all of us. Everyone has their own version of the same burden we are all carrying....

    • Posted 7 months ago
  • Reservations for the 2021-2022 Arizona Tax Credit Giving Guide NOW OPEN!

    This opportunity is ONLY for approved Arizona tax credit entities. Your organization must be listed on the Arizona State Tax Credit site: azdor.gov/tax-credits in order to participate. To reserve your Arizona Tax Credit Giving Guide package, please...

    • Posted 9 months ago
  • Next Doors: Local Businesses Show Resiliency — But Have a Long Road Ahead

    I  worry about things, and there’s a lot to worry about right now. So recently, it occurred to me to worry about small businesses. As the owners of a small business ourselves, the missus and I try...

    • Posted 9 months ago
  • Next Doors: You — Yes, You — Can Help Fix Education in Arizona

    The thing about big problems is that they’re big. You look at the big picture and all you see are barriers, things in the way that make individual impact seem impossible. I’m known to throw an old...

    • Posted 11 months ago
  • Next Doors: Coming to Grips with “The New Normal”

    Valley arts and culture organizations fight to survive the pandemic Survival. It’s a word that has taken on a much deeper meaning during the pandemic. We’ve all been presented with a set of circumstances few of us...

    • Posted 12 months ago
  • Next Doors: The Tip of the Spear

    TGen leads Arizona’s fight against COVID-19 on several fronts So I have to admit, I was anxious to get this interview done. After all, most people don’t have the chance right now to pick the brain of...

    • Posted 1 year ago
  • Next Doors: Where Do we Go from Here?

    Uniting to help during the coronavirus outbreak             The best way to deal with this crisis is to do what we’ve always done — come together as a community.             It’s difficult to figure out where to...

    • Posted 1 year ago