Friday, Oct 31, 2014

Opinion

Let’s bury the walking dead

Just when we thought we had seen it all, the Mormons stole the Halloween spotlight by showing their underwear. What a clever idea for a costume — except, wait, the white, two-piece, modified long johns, referred to as “temple garments,&...
Published: 10/31/14

100 Happy Days

Like most teenagers, I can shamelessly admit that I love social media. A lot of what is posted on the Internet carries an extremely negative connotation. Over the last year or so, I have seen several of my friends participating in something called th...
Published: 10/29/14

Happy Halloween, or is it?

Is today Halloween or is it tomorrow? Wait, maybe it’s actually on Saturday, right? Oh my, all this confusion and we’re in the middle of a move on top of it. When are we supposed to hand out candy? Do we do it at our former home or our ...
Published: 10/30/14

The trouble with boys

We were on our way home, rushed as usual to get to another “kid” event. My daughter, at the tender age of 8, drops a bombshell on me. “Mommy, is it OK if I have a boyfriend?”
Published: 10/25/14
Updated: 10/26/14

I remember when…

When I was a kid, telephones sat on your desk or hung on the kitchen wall. Most homes only had one, though by the time I hit high school some rich folks had a second one. When I was in grade school, most families had a party line which meant that you...
Published: 10/26/14

It’s time to be a scaredy-cat

`Tis the season when we celebrate being afraid or causing fear. Grown men scream and run without being called “scaredy-cat.” Real women wail and quake. Parents frighten their children, even babies, without being arrested for child abuse...
Published: 10/24/14

Letters to the editor

Azure College
Published: 10/24/14

Sacre bleu, c’est Joyeux Noel!

I ran into Stuff-mart to grab an item for my daughter and thought I’d take a quick look at fall decorations. I hoped to find a pretty fall-themed wreath for the front door. Imagine my surprise when I entered the garden section and walked smack...
Published: 10/23/14

Letters to the editor

Domestic violence
Published: 10/23/14

Politics and history are underrated

If someone were to ask me what my favorite subject was, I would immediately say history. When I was in elementary school, I could never quite see the point behind my social studies classes. However, once I reached middle school, I realized not only t...
Published: 10/22/14

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