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Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015

Minor, Joyce

Highlands Today

Safe driving is no accident

Saturday, Mar 28, 2015 -

Lately, pulling out onto U.S. 27, whether in Avon Park, Sebring or Lake Placid, has become a matter of putting your life on the line, trusting your survival to the whims and knee-jerk ...

Survival raises questions

Saturday, Mar 21, 2015 -

When you’re a cancer survivor, as I am, you live with a mix of emotions all the time.

The battle lines are being drawn

Saturday, Mar 14, 2015 -

My home is under attack, all day and night, every day and night. We are living in a war zone. The enemy has us surrounded and they are closing in – not surprising since they number in the millions while there are ...

Funnies never go out of style

Saturday, Mar 7, 2015 -

I thoroughly enjoy reading the newspaper comics every day. It’s a frivolous but fun habit carried over from my childhood. Today, as I snickered at “Herman”, one of...

Not a moment was wasted

Saturday, Feb 28, 2015 -

This morning, my daughter, who lives in Huntsville, Alabama, texted me a photo of the view across her backyard, all under a blanket of snow.

Had enough, America?

Saturday, Feb 21, 2015 -

Sometimes, when I turn on the television or pick up the newspaper, I can barely believe what’s happening around the world, in our own country, and even right here in Highlands C...

Linkin’ today to Honest Abe

Saturday, Feb 14, 2015 -

As I write this column it is February 12th, Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. This morning I had my television tuned to various news channels over a period of about two hours, and I n...

We’re still valentines

Saturday, Feb 7, 2015 -

I met my husband on a blind date when we were in college. The whole thing was arranged by his best friend Jon, who was dating one of my childhood friends.

Here comes the book

Saturday, Jan 31, 2015 -

Writing a book is a monumental undertaking, especially a first book. I really don’t have a clue if I’m doing it right. All I know is that I have a story to tell and I am ...