Not a magazine cover model and don’t care that I’m not

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but the beholder’s standards are a tad high for most to accomplish these days. Just take a look at most magazine covers, where you see paper-thin waifs with pouty lips looking at you and telepathically asking, “Why can’t you be like me?” Of course, we’re seeing in…

Walmart in Chino Valley? Don’t go there!

My hometown of Chino Valley has seen a lot of growth over the years. Going from about 1,000 people in the 1980s to more than 8,000 when I worked for the Chino Valley Review in 2000 to more than 12,000 people today, it is no longer a small farming community. In that time, we’ve had…