Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015


It’s doubtful that the world will be prepared for the next pandemic

If we learned anything about the recent Ebola outbreak in Africa, it’s that we - as a world community - were unprepared and the result could have been much more catastrophic than it turned out.
Published: 01/25/15

Letters to the editor

Hero snipers
Published: 01/25/15

What seems like a fundamental truth often isn’t for some people

Like a lot of folks, conjuring what motivates someone to do amazingly crazy things is kind of a pastime. I’m fascinated with trying to figure out what makes a person commit violent acts. Unless there is some motive - no matter how crazy ȁ...
Published: 01/25/15

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...
Published: 01/25/15

What really matters

A young man that is very dear to me reminded me of a simple truth just the other day. Some things are more important than others. Some things don’t matter, some do. Often what may seem important now really isn’t all that significant in ...
Published: 01/24/15

Light vs. Darkness: The Real War

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) may have assigned 2015 the most ironic title in history: “Year of Light.” The full title is the “United Nations International Year of Light and Light-...
Published: 01/23/15

Letters to the editor

Gay tolerance
Published: 01/23/15

All the juicy details

We’re barely in mid-January, but it seems everyone is on the health kick once again. Folks who have never really exercised are busy adding a burst of fitness to their day and several ladies I work with have been bitten by the juicing bug. ...
Published: 01/21/15

Adopt a pet rather than shopping

As I have stated in previous columns, pets have always been a big part of my life. I can’t remember a time that there wasn’t at least one or two cats or dogs frolicking around my house. At the current time, I have two cats and a dog tha...
Published: 01/21/15

Aviation expo continues to grow every year

The U.S. Sport Aviation Expo is making a name for itself across the globe and here in the United States. It’s the perfect expo for our city and county, and it’s starting to pay off in many ways.
Published: 01/18/15

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