Guest Columnist 2

Beware The Fawn!

This is the time of year when you might come close to stepping on a baby White-tailed Deer.  One morning I walked over to my day-lily garden to see...

Of A Mind, Not Stentorian

 I'm not sure that anyone has used that word since Stephen Crane used it to...

Richie Havens: Master of Freedom

OK, here's this morning's challenge. Imagine you are sitting quietly. Somebody walks in and tells...

What Will Really Make You Happy?

Research Reveals 4 Common Misconceptions The idea of a happy and meaningful life has become...

Well Intended Self Written Obituary Maybe Not The Best Idea – Joe Kennedy

My cousin, Joan Pugh, read my recent column about trying to write my own...

Learning One’s (Hometown) Station In Life

I'm not sure whether I should feel miffed or simply laugh. The other day I was perusing a certain "social utility network". (Think apps...

The Curse of a Synthetic Sea

Ever heard about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch? It’s not some new gardening tool or electronic gizmo. It’s a massive gyre of marine litter...

Where Mixology Meets Etymology

 Nobody is quite sure where the name comes from. But the drink has its roots in many forms of milk-and-alcohol libations that were...