Liberal and conservative

August 15, 2008 Have you noticed how unstable the labels "liberal" and "conservative" are when applied to individuals? Simple labels rarely fit complex people,

My heroic cousin

August 14, 2008 Presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain has pretty much a direct link to the Farrier side of my family.

Dogs banned from menu

August 13, 2008 If you're headed to Beijing for the Summer Olympics, I've got bad news: no dog meat for you.

Staying with the plan

August 13, 2008 Like everyone else, I want to get slim fast. In addition to the weight gain my main concern is that I'm fatter on one side than the other.

Crossing the fault line

August 12, 2008 Is it ever OK to lose it? We've all done it. Whether it's railing at your spouse or co-worker or screaming like a banshee at your kids.

State waiting to be wooed

August 11, 2008 With two visits to Arkansas since March, John McCain has shown Republicans he has no qualms about wooing potential voters in a former rival's backyard.

Shake, rattle, remember

August 11, 2008 With that mess of black hair piled high, he stared back at me with those blue eyes. It was love at first sight.

Drilling for power

August 8, 2008 Republicans have their backs against the wall, facing a bloodbath on Election Day that will leave the party in shambles and the nation in the hands of the worst conglomeration of demagogues, scoundrel

What does it mean?

August 7, 2008 The huge ore pile at Pfeiffer disappeared a few weeks ago.