Anti-Semitism Lite - I Was Taken for Jewish in Tucson, Arizona

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Then, I emigrated from the New York Metro area to Tucson, Arizona. Here in Eastern Ohio, which is even more affordable than Tucson, I fit right in. Anti-Semitism seems to have returned to the supposed melting pot: the U.S.

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Tucson, President Obama, and the Political Discourse

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  And he gave a healing sermon-like talk that was truly dedicated to the victims of the Tucson massacre, that celebrated their lives and uniqueness, and that reminded us all of the best that is in us even as we were contemplating the worst.   Two nights ago, President Obama did something extraordinary.    He gave the best speech of his presidency to date.    He rose above the politics of the day and asked us all to do the same. 

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"Go Set a Watchman" By Harper Lee - I'm 500th On Waiting List At Woods Memorial Library, Tucson, Arizona

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At the Woods Memorial Library, Tucson, Arizona, I am 500th on the waiting list. The frenzy to gain access to "Go Set a Watchman" by Harper Lee documents that the book business is not dead. According to Bloomberg , there have been 2 million copies pre-ordered on

Macy's Versus J.C. Penney - The Story At Tucson, Arizona Mall

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here at the Tucson, Arizona Mall, Macy's and J.C. You can't sell, at least not to Everywoman, unless you are providing an extreme bargain. Penney are based in the same section. As I drive in, Macy's is on the left, J.C. on the right. I always head right. Once in J.C.

The Stock Market - Folks In Tucson, Arizona Didn't Notice

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

All through the weekend, when the stock market plunged more than a 1,000 points and as talking heads speculate how bad or not so bad it will get, my social and professional circles in Tucson, Arizona never mentioned what is transfixing metro centers around the world.

The Power to Hate - From Jersey City, NJ to Tucson, AZ, to Trumpville

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the wild west of Tucson, Arizona, I was taken for Jewish. On Abovethelaw , lawyer-journalist Kathryn Rubino updates us on hate crimes since Donald Trump was elected U.S. president. According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, there have been 867 incidents in real life.

Tucson: Black Swan for Conservatives

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The rhetoric on which the Tea Party has been built might just be victim to the Black Swan or unexpected development of the Tucson shooting.  Savvy GOPers might be engaged in plenty of strategic thinking about how to position themselves and their message after Tucson.   So obvious is this that some conservatives are already toning down their public speaking. The power which conservatives picked back up in the 2010 midterms might quickly disappear. 

117 Degrees Predicted for 6/19/16 - Is that "just Tucson, AZ" or global warming?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tomorrow, weather experts predict, it will be 117 degrees here in Tucson, Arizona. But now I am finding out the current heat wave is not just part of the Tucson, AZ tradeoff. "It is no longer a question of whether 2016 will be the hottest on record, but by how much."

129+ Degrees in Locations in Kuwait, Iraq - Not Much Cooler in Tucson, Arizona

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here in less-exotic Tucson, Arizona, the temperature this summer has reached more than 117 degrees.  It's the heat. And we human beings are totally undone. It's amazing more of us are not being shot in road-rage incidents.

Landlord Nation - Shocker at Weidner's Vista Montana, Tucson, AZ (bring along something to wash the walls)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There, at least in Tucson, where I lived in   Vista Montana , owned by   Weidner , for 27 months, property managers don't have to renew your lease.   Better yet, since property in the Tucson area tends to be affordable, you might consider buying.

Ofelia Zepeda - Tribal Voice from Desert Overtakes Crowd at Woods Library, Tucson, AZ

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

April is National Poetry Month and the Woods Library , based in Tucson, Arizona, hosted  this special event.  To a standing-room-only audience, Ofelia Zapeda leveraged the language of poetry to bring us calm. Angst about the economy and presidential election was lifted.

Small Talk - Why So Much Of It In Fry's Supermarket, Tucson, Arizona

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Roger, Tucson, Arizona, I don't scan the lines to see which one is the shortest. In Fry's Supermarket, on First & E. After shopping there for 16 months, I know to estimate which one has the most small talkers.

World Market, Tucson Mall - ID Demanded For Credit-Card Use In Vintage Americana

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Tucson Mall in Arizona is one of those vestiges of Norman Rockwell times. Everyone is friendly. Prices are affordable. And most of the stores there welcome our four-footed children. Last Christmas I purchased all my gift cards there. 

Your House/Condo/Mobile Home In Tucson, AZ Will Likely Sell This Spring

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here in Tucson, Arizona, the temperature on Thanksgiving Day will be about 80 degrees. Not that we haven't had a few nippy days now and then since late October. Two days in a row I had to turn on the heat for several hours.

Unusually Warm 2/16 in Tucson, AZ - I almost feel guilty not suffering New York Metro cold/snow/ice

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At one point this afternoon, it got so warm in Tucson, Arizona, that my dog refused to walk. I had to carry him home and try again after it cooled down. That was unusual for this area in mid February. But not unwelcome.

"Prayer Changes Something," The Rev. Vicki Hesse, St. Philip's in the Hills, Tucson, AZ

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Philip's in the Hill Episcopal Church, Tucson, Arizona. What is the seeming strange power of prayer?   That's what we secular humanists, agnostics and atheists have been researching, perhaps all our lives. This morning, there were some answers.

Art Cinema Theatres, Like The Loft, Tucson, AZ - Can They Survive Amidst Netflix et al.?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yesterday I went to the Art Cinema Theatre - The Loft - in Tucson, Arizona. Just as I experienced at the art cinema theatres in Madison and New Haven, Connecticut, the audience was mostly Baby Boomers like myself. The film was the sci-fi "I Origins."

Airbnb: Can it extend its brand to shared home-cooked meals? (I can live-blog that here in Tucson, AZ)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Here in Tucson, Arizona, where there are so many newcomers such as myself, Airbnb could develop a brisk business. The restaurant industry is likely nervous.   Airbnb could disrupt it, just as it is doing in the lodging business.

Language of Retirement Planning - Factor in Phrase "Extreme Weather"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Tucson-Phoenix regions had sustained 122-degree temperatures. Southwestern Arizona. That was a favorite of those considering retirement/semi-retirement. Then there were the summers of 2016 and 2017. The media articles on the most affordable coastal towns listed those in Texas.

4 Skills We Can Learn From Obama's Speech

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April 12, 2011 Posts Comments The Speaker Point Helping you master public speaking and communication skills Home Delivery Speech Analysis Making Money Preparation Reviews About 4 Skills We Can Learn From Obama’s Speech January 20, 2011 By Alex Cequea View Comments On January 11 th , president Obama addressed a congregation in Tucson Arizona in the wake of the tragic shootings.

The Stayin' Put Society - Not Gambling on Opportunity

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The main drags in Tucson, Arizona, are lined with pawn shops and other symbols of low incomes. For 27 months I lived in Tucson. Surprisingly, rentals were just about as inexpensive as those in Tucson. The first lease I had signed in Tucson was for $400, plus utilities.

When your first public speech is in the service of others

The Presenter's Blog

The families of Oak Creek, and Tucson, and Blacksburg, and the countless other communities ripped open by gun violence – they deserve a simple vote.”.

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$5+ Gas - Everything Changes (maybe back to hard economic times)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The drive from New Haven, Connecticut to Tucson, Arizona, would cost a king's ransom. The impacts of Harvey on the oil industry likely will be worse than anticipated. That means: the return of high gas prices. And that changes EVERYTHING. 

Guru Glut - Focus On Outcomes To Differentiate

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A Buddhist temple in Tucson, Arizona sent me an email. Its planned paid program on the teachings of  Pema Chodron  was being cancelled. Only one person had signed up. Sure we were going to swing by for its free meditation/discussion workshops. But ponying up the bucks?

Open @ Recovery, Celebrate Anniversaries of Sobriety in Public - Not So Fast

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I bore witness to that in Tucson, Arizona, where the elderly listed in their medical records being a recovering alcoholic.

Linguist/Activist Noam Chomsky Goes to U of AZ, Leaves MIT

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  That institution of higher education, based in Tucson, Arizona, was the first to allow applicants to its law school to take GRE, instead of the LSAT. Recently, Chomsky had delivered speeches in Tucson about subjects such as privacy.

Deepak Chopra Shoots Himself in Foot

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In Tucson, Arizona, where I had lived for more than two years, on just about every corner there was some kind of center for spirituality.

When Winds Die Down, Water Recedes - How to Apply for Job at Home Depot

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When I was consulting with Home Depot outside Tucson, Arizona, a clerk was celebrating his 80th birthday.  Again, the business experts are wrong. Some of them predicted that home improvement retailers such as Home Depot would take it on the chin.

Cloudy, With Lots of Green - There's No Place Like Home

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

My journey from Tucson, Arizona to my new home in Ohio near the Pennsylvania border was, well, to use that cliché, the perfect storm. One takeaway from my three years in Tucson: I am an east coast girl.

Dan Gibson, Editor of Tuscon Weekly - Took a Full Page Explaining The Game

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"For some reason, there's been a rush of people calling and emailing to ask if they can write for the [Tucson] Weekly lately, something I appreciate because I guess that means we're something worth being a part of." 

Trump-Bashing Fatigue - Moving Back To Worrying about Weight & Wrinkles

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And, surprisingly, my personal story of being discriminated against in Tucson, Arizona for being Jewish has been a hit on LinkedIn Updates. Those of us who are paid influencers get it right away. That is, when a trend has peaked or when one is on an upward trajectory.

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Ecuador's Earthquake - Sobering reality for Americans considering living abroad

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Through a college acquaintance, Tucson, Arizona, came up on the radar. I keyed in "Tucson, Arizona - Apartments for rent." Ironically, during my first few months here on the north side of Tucson, there was an earthquake. A

Talk - Listen for Emotional Content

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

My five-day car journey from Tucson, Arizona to Austintown, Ohio was the perfect storm. From the get-go, we speechwriters know that talk is about communicating with the audience's emotions.

On The Road: Blogging won't be so prolific the rest of this week

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

and I are heading out to Tucson, Arizona as our new home. My animal companion Lee K. He can't take the cold here along the Northeast Corridor. Neither can Mom.    Will be back to compulsive blogging asap. careers Current Affairs Travel

Saudi Arabia Cuts Oil Prices - Overdue

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here in Tucson, Arizona, at Fry's, E. It's news (LOL) that Saudi Arabia cut its oil price. Roger and First, I filled up my gas tank for the least amount I have spent since I relocated here in April 2014. After applying my Fry's loyalty points, each gallon cost me $1.73.

A Woman On $10-Bill In 2020 - Come On

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Already in the cafeteria at EGS, Tucson, Arizona, there are few cash payments and vouchers can be used in the vending machines. Cute. A woman is to appear on the $10-bill in 2020. By then the digital wallet will be long over. Instead we will be paying for whatever with brain waves projected onto a kiosk. Current Affairs

Starbucks - That Free Coffee Didn't Last For Long

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

My work buddy Eric and I enjoyed the freebie on the Eastside of Tucson, Arizona. Yes, the news report is true: On Friday evening, Starbucks had a major computer malfunction. Because it couldn't ring up sales, to preserve goodwill with customers, it gave out coffee free.

Settling In - Not when making a good living requires non-stop pivots

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There was one such neighbor in Tucson, Arizona. I had left the East Coast for Tucson in early 2014. At the time, Tucson was a good choice. The cost of living is the same as Tucson's.

Travel Industry - Time For Spiritual Tourism (retro Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales")

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tucson, Arizona could be branded as the Salem, Massachusetts of the Southwest.   Throughout Tucson are well-known as well as hidden venues for experiencing psychic phenomenon, off-beat spiritualism, healing circles, and even traditional religion.

"La La Land" - Over-50 Version As We Geographically Chase Dream of Finding Work

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tucson, AZ panned out in that I rebranded as primarily a remote vendor. The film "La La Land" plays  out the classic meme of the young flocking to locations such as Hollywood to live out their dream.