Weep-Irish somewhere else

January 24, 2006 “I’m so unky I could cry.” Doesn’t have quite the same ring as Hank Williams’ ballad, but come to find out, unky means the same thing as lonesome.

DREAMS

January 20, 2006 Back when Dr. Martin Luther King was in the middle of his campaign to transform America, he was not the only black leader trying to do that.

Editorial

January 20, 2006 Tossing Cedar Ridge Superintendent Guy Santucci overboard has been in the planning stages for some time. Thursday night, the school board did just that.

Remembering Danny Scott

January 18, 2006 I was just thinking about an old classmate of mine that I’ve known since about the fourth or fifth grade.

Edit (out) adverbs

January 17, 2006 “I believe the road to hell is paved with adverbs.” I agree with Stephen King, to whom the above quote is attributed, at least where my writing is concerned.

Political squabbles

January 16, 2006 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — When the state GOP criticized U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor for contributions he received from former associates of Jack Abramoff, a spokesman brushed it off as a political ploy.