May 6th, 2014

My son Brandon runs the e-commerce division at COAS Books. This position involves many hours of setting up and maintaining systems, leading and giving direction to his staff and focusing on staying current with the rapidly changing trends in e-commerce. Since this type of work makes it difficult to meet with others in similar positions to discuss ideas face to face, he decided to join a Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce sponsored group called Las Cruces Young Professionals. The Las Cruces Young Professionals is a connection forum run by young professionals mostly aged between 21 and 40 years old. It was ... Continue Reading

May 8th, 2014

We are bombarded by so much information these days, it’s difficult to determine if our decisions are fact based or made as a result of information we get in sound bites. I really like my smartphone – most of the time. I get so distracted by beeps and pings, at times I don’t give a piece of information the time it deserves. I wonder if we all don’t fall into that pattern. For example, do you favor protecting the Organ Mountains? I trust the majority of responses would be “yes.” I recently toured the Potrillo Mountains, bombing range and New Mexico-Mexico ... Continue Reading