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Friday, Mar 27, 2015

Joyce Minor

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.
Published: 03/01/15

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

Action is better late than never

Why is it that we seem to float through our days feeling safe and protected even when we're not? We seldom worry about the dangers all around us until something forces us to recognize how vulnerable we really are. ...
Updated: 2 months ago