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Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015

Joyce Minor

Safe driving is no accident

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 decisions of an army of fools....
Published: 03/29/15

Survival raises questions

When you’re a cancer survivor, as I am, you live with a mix of emotions all the time.
Published: 03/22/15

The battle lines are being drawn

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 just two of us.
Published: 03/15/15

Funnies never go out of style

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 #x201c;Herman#x201d;, one of my favorites, it hit me how much the #x201c;funnies#x201d;, as we used to ...
Published: 03/08/15

Not a moment was wasted

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.
Updated: 1 months ago

Had enough, America?

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 County. It's all so horrific, I keep hoping it's just a nightmare and I'll...
Updated: 1 months ago

Linkin’ today to Honest Abe

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 never once heard a word about Abraham Lincoln. That's sad....
Updated: 1 months ago

We’re still valentines

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.
Updated: 1 months ago

Here comes the book

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 driven to finish it somehow. Whether it will ever get published is really not a ...
Updated: 1 months ago

I want what I want

If you read this column even occasionally you will likely already know that I'm no great lover of computers. I get along fine with my laptop and Windows XP. I don't want anyone messing with either of them except me, because I'm not willing to spend e...
Updated: 2 months ago