Our tax dollars shouldn’t go to fuel China’s rise

Our tax dollars shouldn’t go to fuel China’s rise

When U.S. taxpayers send their hard-earned money to the government, they shouldn’t worry that it’s being used to fuel economic and militar...

December 5th, 2019 |  


At least they’re consistent

At least they’re consistent

The one thing you can say about both state and federal politicians and their appointees when it comes to education reform is that they are consistent....

December 4th, 2019 updated: December 5th, 2019. |  


If it’s not one mouse …

If it’s not one mouse …

Over the past 20 years (!) I have written volumes about computers and other unfathomable gizmos. I got five articles out of buying one new cell phone ...

December 3rd, 2019 |  



Swappin’ meetin’ years ago

Swappin’ meetin’ years ago

The Kingdom Come Swappin’ Meetin’ has been an annual event since 1964 at what is now Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, a...

December 3rd, 2019 |  


8-year-old grandson flying solo

8-year-old grandson flying solo

Dear Grandparenting: My eight-year-old one and only grandchild Eric spends most of his free time alone. He is not so big on Internet stuff and video g...

December 3rd, 2019 |  


You’re only as old as you feel

You’re only as old as you feel

Hello! If you are reading this I will assume that you have successfully come out of your Thanksgiving dinner food coma! Wow! All that yummy food that ...

December 3rd, 2019 |  


Dear Dietitian: IBS-friendly dieting

Dear Dietitian: IBS-friendly dieting

Dear Dietitian,I was recently hospitalized overnight for irritable bowel syndrome. The abdominal pain was treated, then I was released the next mornin...

November 30th, 2019 |  


The importance of history

The importance of history

In a 1916 interview with a reporter for The Chicago Tribune, Henry Ford was quoted as saying: “History is more or less bunk. It’s traditio...

November 28th, 2019 |  


Thanksgivin’s ‘bout here

Thanksgivin’s ‘bout here

Windy Wilson waited while the first cup was poured, there at the daily meeting of the world dilemma think tank at the Mule Barn truck stop. When Windy...

November 26th, 2019 |  


Forgiveness: The gift you give yourself

Forgiveness: The gift you give yourself

One of the most complex subjects human beings grapple with is understanding and embracing the concept of forgiveness. “… - 62 percent of A...

November 26th, 2019 |