Thursday, Dec 18, 2014

Opinion

Might I borrow your glasses, please?

The BFF and I played hooky from life for an entire Saturday. It was gloriously delightful, even if the crush of things looming over me the next day gave me chest pains. As I ran around like a sprayed roach, I couldn’t help but think we really ...
Published: 12/11/14

Letters to the editor

Body cameras
Published: 12/10/14

Let ‘Secret Santa’ do the gift-giving

One of the most well-known and beloved Christmas traditions is giving and receiving gifts. This tradition has sparked a new custom all of its own. It consists of names being drawn in secret, and purchasing a gift for the person whose name was drawn. ...
Published: 12/10/14

Too many people lack empathy these days

No white person can imagine what it’s like living as a black person in America. Anyone who says otherwise is flat-out wrong. We’ve never been born into that, lived with and dealt with that situation.
Published: 12/06/14

Pearl Harbor attack brought out the best in Americans

Many of us either remember the actual events or heard about them from our parents who vividly remembered the horror of the attacks on Pearl Harbor. Our youngest generation should also know about that attack on such a lovely morning so long ago.
Published: 12/07/14

Letters to the editor

Grand jury
Published: 12/07/14

Thanksgiving keep on giving

Okay, it is now eight days since Thanksgiving, and we are still eating leftover turkey… and loving it. John and I both enjoy turkey so much that we never seem to tire of it. Rather than having to force ourselves to use it up, our problem has m...
Published: 12/07/14

A hairy head full of steam

“Honey, can you please stop throwing your hair on the floor? Or ignore me and keep doing exactly what you were doing.” My enraged daughter was ripping her hair out of her brush and tossing it to the carpet. I was invisible to her. I had...
Published: 12/06/14

When moving, what’s essential or extraneous?

The Harris family moved recently, during which we learned a few things about life. The first, which we sort of knew, but hadn’t really tested in a while, is good friends are essential to your stuff getting from one place to another. It’...
Published: 12/04/14

Letters to the editor

Political arrogance
Published: 12/04/14

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