Well, here we are. It’s December, and Christmas is just around the corner. I think I will focus on the season from the perspective of us old folks. Young folks, convinced that they have lots of Christmases left, tend to focus on the present and the future. When we hit old age, we naturally b…
Given proper reinforcement, our brains play devious tricks on personal reality.
It was startling to hear the pop-pop-pop of deer rifles on Saturday morning. Something wasn’t quite right in the universe because I’d grown up with a deer season that always started on the Monday following Thanksgiving.
It was truly a beautiful day in the neighborhood for Clarion native Margy Whitmer with the nationwide movie premiere this weekend of “Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” starring Tom Hanks.
Last week’s star impeachment witness was former President Barack Obama’s U.S. hold-over Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch. She was appointed at a time of alleged intrigue and possible collusion between the Democrat National Committee, the Obama administration and one Artem Sytnyk, Dir…
Two sentences drastically changed my outlook toward being a parent of adult children. They are:
More than a year ago, I wrote a column about the impact that an individual can have on the wider community, “You Might Be That Person.” Someone, operating in the shadows, took it to heart and just committed a huge act of random kindness.
The New Food Economy recently featured a story focusing on the plight of Gulf Coast oyster farmers who are suffering from a deluge of fresh water. As New Orleans continues to be tormented by the excessively swollen Mississippi River, spillways designed to redirect the flow are being called i…