Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014

Joyce Minor

Giving coupons the boot

If there is one thing I hate it’s clipping coupons. The whole process seems like such a huge waste of time compared with the meager benefits. The only thing that’s worse is trying to sort out the right coupons to take to the store so I ...
Published: 09/28/14

Why some choose terrorism

It’s not difficult to understand why young men in developing countries are easily recruited by terror groups such as ISIS and Al Qaeda. They offer them a way to escape the poverty and hopelessness rife in the Middle East and Northern Africa.
Published: 09/21/14

Life is a real pain

Sometimes life is absolutely redundant.
Published: 09/14/14

Gram waxes nostalgic

My grandson Rorke, just 11 months old, took his first steps today. For about two months he’s been sidestepping along the furniture, but would never let go and venture out on his own. Today he accidentally did.
Published: 09/07/14

Don’t mess with marriage

Hollywood and the mainstream news media have perpetrated a huge hoax on the American people, and our courts have not only bought the lie, they’ve backed it up.
Updated: 1 months ago

Whatever happened to funny?

The recent death of comedian Robin Williams caused me to rethink what is and isn’t funny. In the process I realized that twenty-first century society really doesn’t know what’s funny.
Updated: 1 months ago

Kids and critters are daily comedy

Seldom have I met a family with multiple children that did not eventually wind up with multiple pets as well. And so it went with our three kids.
Updated: 1 months ago

Remembering the Minor Menagerie

Many writers have contemplated why we Americans are so attached to our pets. I think very often it’s the humor pets inject into our lives that truly endears them to us.
Updated: 1 months ago

Staying close in a big family

My mother is one of 11 children, all of whom married and had children of their own.
Updated: 2 months ago

A free press is lacking

Maybe it’s because I was a cub reporter for my hometown daily newspaper before I even graduated from high school, but I have always been an enthusiastic advocate of our American free press.
Updated: 2 months ago

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