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Sunday, May 24, 2015

Joyce Minor

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.
Published: 05/24/15

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.
Published: 05/17/15

Expenses keep on coming

Why do unexpected expenses always arrive in threes, or more?
Updated one month 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 one month 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 one month ago

This creep gives me the creeps

Okay, this is getting really weird, and I’ve had enough of it.
Updated one month ago

Paper, paper everywhere

Yesterday I went through several stacks of old papers in our home office and ruthlessly sorted out anything and everything that was outdated, superfluous, or duplicate. It took nearly an hour and generated quite a pile of paper for recycling....
Updated one month ago

Paper, paper everywhere

Yesterday I went through several stacks of old papers in our home office and ruthlessly sorted out anything and everything that was outdated, superfluous, or duplicate. It took nearly an hour and generated quite a pile of paper for recycling....
Updated one month ago

When ‘good’ has no voice

There is an old adage, usually credited to Edmund Burke, that goes like this: “All that is required for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.” If you don’t believe that, ask the good people of Germany who sat by and allo...
Updated: 2 months ago

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....
Updated: 2 months ago