Category : Editorial

On Our Heritage

My dictionary defines the word “heritage” as something passed along from those in our past to us, with the expectation that it will continue to be given to others in the future. I came to reflect on the word while…

0 Comments / 106 View / August 7, 2016

A Flat Tire

I have never been someone who likes a flat tire. I am not even sure that there are those people that do like flat tires, save maybe the tire repair guy. But I have been thinking about a recent flat…

0 Comments / 101 View / August 1, 2016

On Rainwater Harvesting

By Michael Brown The hot “dog days of summer” are upon us, and both we and our plants are feeling the effects. So far, there’s only been a few 100-plus-degree days. Compared to the past few years. I guess we’re…

0 Comments / 207 View / August 1, 2016

Real Reality Shows

By Mark Magnan I grew up in a time when there were no reality shows. Well, I guess we did have a reality show, Gilligan’s Island. There was another show that was about a family that thought they were normal,…

0 Comments / 77 View / August 1, 2016

Granny Died

Dear Sue Ellen, My Granny passed away, we took our five-year-old daughter, Mia, to the funeral and now she is having nightmares about Granny. Last week, Mia asked her grandmother (my mom) if she was going to die. Needless to…

0 Comments / 110 View / July 28, 2016

Ask, Seek, Knock

There is a great deal going on in our world that seems to be new. But in reality, we are dealing with many of the same issues that we have always dealt with as humans. The forms or manifestations of…

0 Comments / 95 View / July 28, 2016

On RV Camping

I bought my first, and so far, only travel trailer back in 2007: a pop-up camper. I thought about the purchase for several years before making the decision to buy it, because I wanted to be sure I had the…

0 Comments / 128 View / July 28, 2016

Car Types and People Types

By Mark Magnan Do you ever see a type of car and automatically associate that with a type of person? I think we all do, it is not really a negative thing, it is just something we base on experience….

0 Comments / 719 View / July 27, 2016

Parent’s Corner: Little Guy

Dear Sue Ellen, My son is shorter than all the other children in his age group. He will be in kindergarten this fall and I worry that other children will pick on him because he is so short. Do you…

0 Comments / 112 View / July 22, 2016

On My Honor: On Apollo Astronauts

In two weeks, we celebrate the 47th anniversary of Apollo 11, the first successful mission to put men on the moon. I believe that accomplishment, along with the other Apollo missions, stands as one of our country’s greatest moments. Those…

0 Comments / 124 View / July 21, 2016