Valentine’s Day Schmalentine’s Day

February 14, 2005 Standing a short distance away was a young man, dark hair cut short above his ears. He had a smile that made my heart thump; however, his face was one I never recognized.

Battle of the Bulge

February 10, 2005 My older brother's goal is to become obese. Well, at least according to the Body Mass Index chart.

Paying for raising

February 9, 2005 I'm going to live forever. It's pretty much official because I made a pact with God sometime in the early '80s and so far he's stuck with the deal.

Say hello to Big Brother

February 8, 2005 We keep hearing Big Brother is always watching us. To that I say, "Good. Someone needs to."

Management tool

February 3, 2005 Jill Easton's "Out There" column in last Friday's edition of this newspaper hit the nail on the head. Easton wrote about several of the good things associated with hunting.

Babies killing babies

February 2, 2005 One of the issues before our state lawmakers is dealing with parental consent when it involves minors and abortions - sometimes refered to as babies killing babies.