Knowing before thinking

Knowing before thinking

It’s a blessing when you acknowledge your intuition’s existence, but what good is it if you don’t listen to it? In my case, it would...

August 15th, 2015 |  


I won the housing lottery

I won the housing lottery

I grew up in an affluent corner of Loudoun County, Virginia, where the median household income is nearly $120,000. In September, I’ll be a junio...

August 14th, 2015 updated: August 21st, 2015. |  


Carolyn StevensContributing Columnist

Carolyn StevensContributing Columnist

Recently, I’ve noticed ads about fried bologna sandwiches, $4 and up. My mother would have been shocked! You see, Mother would never admit to ev...

August 14th, 2015 |  



Editorial roundup

• The Rochester (N.Y.) Democrat and Chronicle, Aug. 1While the enduring debate over abortion — and the right of a woman to have one —...

August 14th, 2015 |  


The ride of my life

The ride of my life

I distinctly remember times during my childhood in which I felt extremely sorry for my parents. Actually, given the fact they had to deal with me, I f...

August 13th, 2015 |  


Wind energy needs zoning

Wind energy needs zoning

Over the past few years we have seen tremendous growth in the efficiency, effectiveness, and use of wind power. In our report Zoned Out, we analyzed d...

August 13th, 2015 |  


Editorial roundup

• The (Toledo) Blade, Aug. 10Fifty years after President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act that guaranteed African-Americans the right...

August 13th, 2015 |  


Stopping war not the same as peace

Stopping war not the same as peace

The nuclear agreement with Iran is an extraordinary feat of diplomacy.First and foremost, non-proliferation experts agree that the deal blocks all of ...

August 12th, 2015 |  


Taco pizza: Simple and scrumptious

Taco pizza: Simple and scrumptious

Greetings from Illinois.“Thanks so much, I’m looking forward to it,” I said as I hung up the telephone. I had been talking with Mom;...

August 11th, 2015 updated: August 20th, 2015. |  


5k a great success

To the Editor:The 5k walk, run, bike held at Lock 9 was a great success. Approximately 200 pounds of canned goods were donated to Bethany Center.I wou...

August 11th, 2015 |