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Alexandra Piacenza, Special to the Courier

Alexandra Piacenza is a local columnist for The Daily Courier.

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I love the Daily Courier. I love it despite dueling letters to the editor and the potpourri of Rants and Raves. Maybe especially because of those things!

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I recently received an unexpected request to take a look at a friend’s writings. Another friend of hers had suggested that she might want to have them published in book form. ...

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Despite the pandemic and what seems like endless political wrangling, there are good reasons to reflect with hope on this holiday so closely associated with the beginnings of our country.

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One of the great gifts of being human is the ability to imagine something better: a better mousetrap, a better job, a better relationship, a better community.

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I remember the feeling I had when I first entered a polling place to cast my vote. It was like opening the door to a totally new place called “civic responsibility.”

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I’m sure I join many Courier readers in greeting the news of Ron Barnes’ last Sunday column with loving regret.

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When I first moved to Prescott, I was tempted to think I’d found a lovely, out-of-the-way corner of the world that larger problems couldn’t infiltrate.

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The larger outside world has come to quite a pass. Regardless of your politics, financial situation, social status, color or religion, there is bound to be something in current circumstances that chaps your hide, offends your sensibilities, runs a chill up your spine or just exhausts you thinking about it.

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Once upon a time, there was a political climate that discouraged outright lying and behavior that veered away from a politician’s stated principles.

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I count myself among the people in our area who haven’t been seriously impacted by COVID-19: no disease or job loss for myself, loved ones or friends (or at least quick recovery)....

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