Be careful what you wish for

Be careful what you wish for

It seems to me that some of those old-time adages that have been around for many, many years still apply today. One of these has appeared in a number ...

July 23rd, 2019 |  


The music sounds different

The music sounds different

Recently, I put a radio station (www.HerbDayRadio.com) on the air playing ‘50s, ’60s and ’70s rock ‘n’ roll music. Not a...

July 23rd, 2019 |  


Keeping quiet about keeping people poor

Keeping quiet about keeping people poor

Rather by accident I have been confronted with several incidences in the past few days of the way things are stacked against the poor.We need poor peo...

July 18th, 2019 |  



Importance of play in a child’s life

Importance of play in a child’s life

If you are someone who enjoys listening to people with more knowledge and expertise than you possess in fields that interest you, you may want to inve...

July 18th, 2019 |  


Writer enjoys Xenia’s hospitality

Yesterday I was reminded of what Xenia means…hospitality. Granny Helen passed away the week before and we were saying our final goodbyes to a lo...

July 14th, 2019 |  


Jay Ambrose: Minimal help through minimum wages

Jay Ambrose: Minimal help through minimum wages

If you’re thinking of raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, you need maximum compassion, and liberals don’t have it. Promises o...

July 14th, 2019 |  


George Will: A story of national equilibrium lost and restored

George Will: A story of national equilibrium lost and restored

“Time has upset many fighting faiths.”— Oliver Wendell Holmes, dissenting, Abrams v. United States (1919)WASHINGTON — In this ...

July 14th, 2019 |  


The importance of play in a child’s life

The importance of play in a child’s life

If you are someone who enjoys listening to people with more knowledge and expertise than you possess in fields that interest you, you may want to inve...

July 9th, 2019 |  


A gardening update

A gardening update

t seems to me that life is about to get more complicated for those of us who still use a telephone to make or receive calls, you know, using the phone...

July 9th, 2019 |  


What’s wrong with Congress? Lack of order

What’s wrong with Congress? Lack of order

The other day, someone I’ve known for years offered a pointed bit of criticism. “It’s easy for people like you to make long lists of...

July 7th, 2019 |