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Bob Oro

Enjoy the journey: Follow Al's example: Start helping now

Enjoy the journey: Follow Al's example: Start helping now

On July 3 the community participated in a celebration of life for one of our community's most influential leaders, Albert Trice, who died on June 28.

July 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Enjoy the journey: Follow Al's example: Start helping now

Enjoy the journey: Follow Al's example: Start helping now

Al Trice, who died in June, was an exemplary community servant and volunteer.

July 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Enjoy the journey: College loan costs make road to middle class bumpy

Making good choices, innovation and the middle class were in my thoughts when I read about the government's debate on student loan interest rates.

June 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Enjoy the journey: Birthday gift for my wife took time to complete, but I know it will pay off

After nearly 34 years together, I was proud and happy to consider what to give my wife for her 60th birthday.

May 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Enjoy the journey: Be an advocate when it comes to your dental care

I was thinking about two types of professionals - umpires and dentists - as I read recent stories about dentistry in the Arizona Daily Star and followed them in other media outlets.

May 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Enjoy the journey: Break out the platform shoes and bell-bottoms: The disco era is back

Debbie and I are baby boomers, so we were teenagers in the 1960s and early '70s. For those of you who recall that time, it was the heyday of discos and dancing. Remember "Saturday Night Fever," the iconic disco movie set in Brooklyn?

March 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Enjoy the journey: Don't miss Ariz. Distance Classic on Sunday

I love this time of year because I get to write about one of the most fun-filled events in our community.

March 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Enjoy the journey: Capitol visit gives fresh perspective

Medical advances in delivery systems, corporate dentistry and emergency dentistry/medicine were on my mind as I drove to the state capital in Phoenix on a recent Wednesday morning.

February 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Enjoy the journey: To lose weight, try my little-at-a-time approach

"Do not try to lose 35 pounds!"

February 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Enjoy the journey: Jeff Grant came through when Amphi, OV needed him

When Debbie and I read the news of the death of Jeff Grant, longtime Amphitheater Public Schools Governing Board member, we reacted with the same disheartened countenance combined with a dollop of denial and, for me, a little fright.

February 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Enjoy the journey: A trip for the holiday brings home its own gifts

Even though we got to see Phoenix, Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Jose over the holidays, home is still a very special place in this world.

January 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Enjoy the journey: Turbulent 2012 has left me feeling humbled yet hopeful

Have we been humbled enough?

December 27, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Enjoy the journey: Music from the past: tears and inspiration

Enjoy the journey: Music from the past: tears and inspiration

Bob Norman Entertainment consists of Norm Beasley and his wife, MJ.

December 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Enjoy the journey: Music from the past: tears and inspiration

Enjoy the journey: Music from the past: tears and inspiration

There are precious few moments when we are lifted from the everyday and transported to a special place in our minds where the memory will live forever.

December 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Enjoy the journey: When I look at Bill Gibson, 99, I see promise of age

Enjoy the journey: When I look at Bill Gibson, 99, I see promise of age

It's cake time again for Bill Gibson, who is vibrant at age 99. He was with his daughter Barbara Jones.

December 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Enjoy the journey: Healthful habits help us handle ever-changing lives

It would come like a small tightness in my tummy - not pain or discomfort but more like a questionable feeling.

November 01, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Harvest for Hope walk/run in OV to benefit food bank

A couple of weeks ago I visited my "supplier" to try out some new sneakers. I was chatting with store owner John Corbett when I had to remind him about the kind of luck he's been having.

October 04, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Enjoy the journey: Medical treatments just keep getting better

As a dentist, being a health-care provider has proven to be a valuable asset for me when discussing the inevitable aging process with friends I've known since my teenage years.

September 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Enjoy the journey: Activist for Amphi district, community will be missed

Sometimes you just stand there exhausted and say to God, "OK. How are you going to get me out of this one? Where is the secret trap door or the hidden parachute?"

September 06, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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