Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014

Opinion

Stuffed animals don’t bruise

When I was a kid the local skating rink was the preferred youngster hangout. I am in my 40s, and although I haven’t roller-skated in a very long time I still have it – sort of. Initially I was pretty unsteady and couldn’t shake t...
Published: 07/25/14

Have we stopped being human?

Once we regard people as commodities, we cease to be human. Since Roe vs. Wade in 1973, America legally solves personal dilemmas and overpopulation by abortion that has now taken some 50 million lives. The courts decided that life—that is, bei...
Published: 07/25/14

Welcoming the changes

This past weekend our baby girl turned seventeen. You hear how fast time flies, but seriously, this is ridiculous. Somehow within the bustle of daily life, she has grown up. Ever closer each year to being an adult, I have already seen a few glimpses ...
Published: 07/24/14

Letters to the editor

Our economy
Published: 07/24/14

Washington, D.C. is worth the visit

Since middle school, history has always been one of my favorite subjects. I have always found learning about the past extremely interesting. Whether it is learning about ancient wars or the fight for American freedom, I have always enjoyed learning a...
Published: 07/23/14

Council made the right decision but used poor timing

Tough decisions go with the territory when you’re in a leadership position. When you’re an elected official, you’re expected to use good judgement when making such decisions, even when it’s not pleasant. But there’s...
Updated: 1 months ago

Collective experiences are what make a life

What would you see if your life flashed before your eyes? Most of us have considered this in passing from time to time, but as the years go by, it’s a bit more frequent - at least for me. And since I was diagnosed with cancer a few months ago,...
Updated: 1 months ago

Letters to the editor

Old tires
Updated: 1 months ago

Staying close in a big family

My mother is one of 11 children, all of whom married and had children of their own.
Updated: 1 months ago

The nuances to being a nuisance

I don’t always sneak treats into the movies. Most of the time I am a complete cheapskate when it comes to movie food product purchases, but last week my family and I spent our hard-earned money on a variety of overpriced items while visiting a...
Updated: 1 months ago

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