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Sunday, Jul 05, 2015

Joyce Minor

Court creates law ... really?

The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision requiring all 50 states to recognize same sex marriages comes with searing dissent from four of the nine justices. Every American should read what they had to say. The full texts, as well as condensed versions, ...
Published: 07/05/15

Farming – changed beyond words

If I were to ask you the meaning of the word hillbilly, most would say it’s a person from the hills of Tennessee, or perhaps Arkansas. But in fact, Webster’s Dictionary defines hillbilly as a Michigan farmer....
Published: 06/28/15

A ticket, a ticket; my kingdom for a ticket

It’s the 18th of June and already too late to book a mid-July flight. At least that’s what all the airlines are telling me – simply no affordable seats left. However, if I’m willing to pay a totally ridiculous sky-high pri...
Published: 06/21/15

Leapin’ lizards, beware

Sometimes I wonder why certain things not only exist but also thrive, though they seem to have no productive purpose.
Updated one month ago

An idea that just won’t fly

Booking a plane ticket these days is both easier and harder than it used to be.
Updated one month ago

Who’s minding the store?

It seems impossible that another Memorial Day has come and we are still at war in Iraq, only this time we are losing, badly.
Updated one month ago

What’s a vacation for?

It’s that time of year again, the time when we all start to think about summer vacations, and get serious about planning them.
Updated: 2 months ago

Expenses keep on coming

Why do unexpected expenses always arrive in threes, or more?
Updated: 2 months ago

Give the ‘children’ space

If Martin Luther King could see what was going on in Baltimore last week, he’d be reduced to tears. All he worked for has been trashed and burned — literally. King defined the protest march insisting it only worked when it was peaceful....
Updated: 2 months ago

Here we go again

I don’t know about you, but I’m starting to wonder if our great national nightmare, otherwise known as the second worst recession in American history, isn’t about to happen all over again. Remember this?
Updated: 2 months ago