Sacrifices run deep

Sacrifices run deep

He held the picture in his hand, a look on his face I’d never seen.The paper he held was new — a freshly minted reprint of an old, crackle...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Street Scene

Street Scene

How do you honor America’s fallen heroes? .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px; } .neFileBlock .neFi...

May 27th, 2017 |  


War movies – a Memorial Day tradition

War movies – a Memorial Day tradition

There are many things I detest about the way Memorial Day is observed, which is supposed to be a time for remembering the supreme sacrifices made by A...

May 27th, 2017 |  


At the corner of vanity and delusion

At the corner of vanity and delusion

The Word of the Day is “scalp micropigmentation.”I know this because Twitter has decided it is a service which might interest me. Scalp mi...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Reader takes issue with column

I am writing in reference to a column that appeared in your online edition on May 13 entitled ¨Hey, Mexico, Turnabout is Fair Play¨ by Tom J...

May 25th, 2017 |  


My discovery of a puddle of happiness

My discovery of a puddle of happiness

I have always enjoyed man activities.That is I like to golf, fish, shoot, kayak, blow stuff up, drink beer, grill steaks and mow the lawn — alon...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Street Scene

Street Scene

Why is it important for children to learn about agriculture? .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px; } .neFi...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Elephants in rooms at the end of the day

Elephants in rooms at the end of the day

Newspaper writers learn early on to use simple words and terminology in their reports — to avoid tired old clichés, hackneyed phrases and t...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Reader: No problem with illegal immigrants

To the Editor,First, as one of those Americans, ‘who refuse to grasp, or are incapable of grasping, the harm illegal immigrants causes’, I...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Silks, satins and Stockholm syndrome

Silks, satins and Stockholm syndrome

A couple of months ago someone who had been very important in my life passed away. We had not talked or communicated since 2004 but in the 20 years pr...

May 19th, 2017 |