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Wednesday, Mar 04, 2015

Joyce Minor

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...
Published: 02/22/15

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....
Published: 02/15/15

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.
Published: 02/08/15

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...
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 n...
Updated: 1 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: 1 months ago

It’s a bird, it’s a plane…it’s a drone?

I noticed several ads before Christmas that still have me thinking, not about purchasing the products offered, but about the ramifications if those products become widely used.
Updated: 1 months ago

Maybe it changes, but it doesn’t really

Just because we now have the Internet giving us unfettered access to information including all of history, doesn’t mean we’ve learned enough about our American heritage to be grateful for it.
Updated: 2 months ago

Packing Christmas away

I’ve always hated the weekend after New Year’s Day. That’s when I pack away all the trappings of Christmas for another year. It’s a monumental task that I dread every January.
Updated: 2 months ago