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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Recipe from the Happy Chef: Four-Cheese Vegetable Lasagna

A good friend of mine has been an awesome inspiration by becoming wonderfully healthy. She is so diligent about exercise and for the first...

Yiddish, Yarns and Yams, Oh My

This week, I am making a pilgrimage to the land of my ancestors, southeastern Florida.  For generations Jewish New Yorkers have migrated towards those...

Adopt a Cat … in June

June is the American Humane Association’s Adopt-A-Cat Month, chosen because each year thousands of kittens are born in spring and summer. Many end up...

Goodlatte Reintroduces Legislation Saying that Judicial Decisions Shouldn’t be Based on Foreign Court Rulings

Congressman Goodlatte reintroduced legislation which says that judicial decisions should not be based on any foreign laws, court decisions, or pronouncements of foreign governments. ...

Commentary: Taking Stock in United States Motors

If you are an owner, an investor, a supplier, or an employee of General Motors Corp., I am willing to bet that you are...

Recipe from the Happy Chef: Best Ever Blueberry Cobbler & Fresh Lemonade

Memorial Day weekend is here! All the pools are opening, the camping gear is breaking out of its garage storage and hopefully warmer weather...

Preacher’s Corner: Circumstantial Evidence

I’m no lawyer, but I know circumstantial evidence when I see it, especially when it comes to the circumstances of faith. Simply put, when...

Newfoundland Awaits

It’s a six-hour ferry ride from North Sydney to Port-aux-Basque. The schedule is sporadic in the summer, and non-existent the remainder of the year....

Snake Tales: In League Wit Da Debil

I wouldn’t step foot in that pasture again ‘til there’s snow on the ground if I were you” a concerned Floyd County neighbor told...

Misleading Fiscal Planning Means State Budget Cuts or Tax Increases are Coming

The state budget is leaking money like a sieve once again, and that means renewed calls for either cuts in services or increases in...