Friday, Nov 28, 2014


Letters to the editor

No to tax hike
Published: 11/12/14

Proud to be like close friends

As the expression goes, “You become like the people you surround yourself with.” I used to think that was nothing but a story that adults told to try to get children to make good choices and hang out with the right crowd. However, I now...
Published: 11/12/14

Letters to the editor

Well said
Published: 11/11/14

Not passing the school half-cent sales tax was a potentially costly mistake

The collective wisdom of Highlands County voters wasn’t on display last Tuesday when they voted down the Highlands County School District’s proposed half-cent sales tax. Now there’s a chance a more painful tax will be implemented...
Published: 11/09/14

Buzzwords are enough to give you synergy

If you’re like me, every once in a while you get fed up with certain subjects, ideas and buzzwords that are so much in vogue they’re being beat to death in the marketplace. For me, they are often things I’m actually interested in...
Published: 11/09/14

When the fit is just right

I can’t parallel park well. Heck, I can’t parallel park at all. In fact, if my computer didn’t correct me, I wouldn’t be able to spell parallel, that’s how much I don’t like the word or the action. It is luck...
Published: 11/08/14

Uncertainty is only thing that’s certain

The Wall Street Journal is full of it. To be fair, so is the rest of the news. Liberal or conservative, left or right, there is no escape. Even within religion, it haunts us — at least in the short term. And yet, in an October piece for the Wa...
Published: 11/07/14

Another election. Another scam?

If there is one living, breathing human being in the state of Florida who is not absolutely bored-to-tears with these perpetual, rude, crude campaign ads, then that person is surely dawdling their life away in La La Land. ...
Published: 11/07/14

Trouble connecting to the internet

“What box is my deodorant in,” my daughter questioned, with complete expectation Momma would be able to readily answer. Normally I operate like a well-oiled and highly maintained performance vehicle, but I had hit the wall. “I ha...
Published: 11/06/14

National FFA convention offer plenty of excitement

For most FFA members, the highlight of their FFA career is getting to attend the National FFA Convention and Expo. Every three years, the location of the convention rotates. Currently, the annual event is held in Louisville, Ky. This year, myself, an...
Published: 11/05/14

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