December 29, 2010 RSS feed / Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

75, and counting-

I really must be getting old. I had not one but two surprises pulled on me on my birthday Tuesday, December 21. I should have known something was up when "first wife" said she wanted to go with me to print the newspaper. More...

BAHHUMBUG, COLD WEATHER

I don’t mind telling you I don’t like cold weather. Never have.   It might have something to do with being raised in a cold house. Many a night I went to bed and could see my breath in the air. More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Mr. Toole,   More...

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New dog

I just got a new dog! I think it's always a good idea to have a dog for security, a guard dog, as well as for companionship. I call him, "Trigger." More...

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Bowlin’ em over in 2011

Christmas was great, but Christmas is gone. Time to move on.   I spend much of 2010 in a slothful haze induced by an overdose of politics. But 2010 is toast, and I’m ready to face the future. More...

Negative people

submitted by Lindy Linderman   This is something to think about when negative people are doing their best to rain on your parade. More...

Why did Bernie Madoff go to prison?

submitted by Roger Cook More...

Points to live by

ONE. Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully.   TWO. Marry a man/ woman you love to talk to. As you get older, their conversational skills will be as important as any other.   THREE. More...