Saturday, Oct 25, 2014

Opinion

We can all relate

We all have experiences in common. That’s what this column is about; my impression of experiences to which we all may be able to relate. Usually I try to make my column lighthearted and I stay away from hot political issues or controversial to...
Published: 10/18/14

Feeling ‘courage-ish’ could be close enough

According to Pia De Jong, writing for The Washington Post this month, the popularity of adding the suffix “-ish” to almost any noun or adjective reflects our “urge to squirm out of the rigidity of words.” Weather is ȁ...
Published: 10/17/14

Letters to the editor

Food and health
Published: 10/16/14

Weighing college entrance tests

When most people think of junior year in high school, two things pop into their minds: the ACT and SAT tests. Eleventh grade is the time when most students, if they haven’t already, start thinking about their college plans. A big part of this ...
Published: 10/15/14

Local doctors donate time to help those in need

Anyone who looks around understands the many needs swirling around the people of Highlands County. From food banks to senior advocates to children caregivers to health care to animal rescue, they are out there. There’s no end to the needs. The...
Published: 10/12/14

Letters to the editor

Florida National Guard
Published: 10/12/14

Value is intangible

A person could go broke just shipping a package these days.
Published: 10/12/14

Taking care of his business

The boy has been wearing on my nerves lately. I feel like he has been literally gnawing on every sensory receptor in my body. Let me rewind to two Saturdays ago, the trampoline incident.
Published: 10/11/14

Maybe it’s not ‘who’ but ‘where’

He stands proudly, one blue foot lifted, the other webbed appendage grasping a rock. His yellow eye follows a razor-sharp beak turned upward to the sky. The blue-footed booby featured in October’s Oprah magazine perfectly illustrates Dr. Seuss...
Published: 10/10/14

‘Hot dogs’ aren’t healthy

Well, it appears the dog days of summer are quickly sliding into autumn and everyone is quite thankful. We enjoyed a weekend of amazing temperatures and breezy delight. On Sunday it just hit 80 degrees and that was a doggone good thing, especially fo...
Published: 10/09/14

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