Wednesday, September 19, 2018

90 unforgettable seconds during Shakira concert

A dream of mine for more than 15 years has been to see one of my favorite Latin music artists in concert.  That dream came...

The Spirit of 1968

The Battle of Michigan Avenue is finally over, and it was won by the protesters. The lopsided fight between anti-war demonstrators and the brutish police...

Impressing my inner child, I rode the rollercoasters

I used my vacation last week to overcome some long-standing fears. My husband and I went with close friends to Holiday World in Santa Claus,...

Just trying to get along

Please tell me why all the landlords in Bluffton have more rights than a homeowner.  We pay taxes but it appears when it comes down...

More complexities and (no surprise) more grumbling

“For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong.”  - H. L. Mencken Last week, we discussed the complexities of gun...

Graduating into a changing world — then and now

It was a few years ago, earlier in this decade. A 50-years-ago event came to light and I realized we were in for a...

TNR only effective, humane approach for Ossian

Let us begin by saying that it is no secret that we are a group of animal lovers. However, we also sympathize with the...

An issue that should unite us

If ever there was a foreign policy issue around which our nation should be united, it’s the nuclear threat from North Korea. Many regimes deserve...

The fatal conceit of planning for the future

Kevin Hassett evidently has not received the memo that economics is “the dismal science.” The ebullient chairman of the president’s Council of Economic Advisers...

It wasn’t all Steve Bannon

Republican politics was starting to feel like a version of Mel Brooks’ “The Producers.” In the play, two scammers devise a tax write-off scheme...