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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

HAYDEN HOLLINGSWORTH: Only We Can Do It

Many of us remember the multiple jaw-dropping moments in the run up to the election when candidate Trump announced that, “Only I can do...

DICK BAYNTON: Have We Become Sidetracked?

On Friday, March 24th, Speaker Paul Ryan and President Trump removed the vote for the new healthcare law from the docket of the U.S....

JOHNNY ROBINSON: Forgotten Farmsteads

The rock piles are the first things I notice that tell me I'm in the vicinity of an old farmstead. They're made of stones...

JEFF ELL: Sometimes The Best Way to Find Something Is to Stop Looking For...

Every time I find a shed I do a happy dance. I’m glad no one sees me, because I’m not a very good dancer....

MIKE KEELER: Whatever Gets You Going?

As we roll into March, things are warming up out there. But that doesn't make it much easier to get out of bed... Humans have...

CAROLINE WATKINS: Don’t Worry Be Happy!

I thought this title of the late 1980's song made famous by Bobby McFerrin would inspire you to read my column - perhaps more...

LUCKY GARVIN: The Milk Door

One night now long ago, I fell into a profound slumber. The mists of my deepening sleep give way to the surreal clarity of dreaming....

HAYDEN HOLLINGSWORTH: The Risks of Anonymity

I’m not quite sure when reporting facts began to be cited as “from a source requesting anonymity because of not being authorized to speak.”...

HAYDEN HOLLINGSWORTH: What’s for Dinner?

That was the standard question when arriving home from Grammar School, as it was called in the days of yore. Getting the menu was...

HAYDEN HOLLINGSWORTH: The Eight Pillars of Joy

Several weeks ago I briefly reviewed a book by Douglas Abrams entitled The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World.  It chronicles...