Friday, Nov 21, 2014

Opinion

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
Updated: 1 months ago

The view from here

In January of 2013 I was diagnosed with breast cancer. After two months of tests, I underwent a twelve-hour surgery — double mastectomy and reconstruction. Three months later I began six weeks of chemotherapy to eliminate the disease from my l...
Updated: 1 months ago

Welcome to the world of dual enrollment

As a junior in high school, I have quite a few more class options available to me than I have had in previous years. One of these is to take college classes in addition to my regular high school classes. This is called being a dual enrolled student. ...
Updated: 2 months ago

Letters to the editor

One-cent tax
Updated: 3 months ago

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