A Charlie Brown Christmas miracle

December 2, 2014 Tom Purcell, Freelance Writer It’s amazing that the show almost was not broadcast. I speak of “A Charlie Brown …

You did this, Bill Cosby

December 2, 2014 Rape. My favorite Bill Cosby comedy routine was a tie between “Go Carts” and “Chicken Heart” from his 1960’s album, “Wonderfulness.” At …

Buffalo Soldiers used beyond Civil War

December 2, 2014 While driving down the road this summer, stereo blasting, I was delighted to see my grandson, Denali, singing Bob Marley’s “Buffalo Soldiers.” I …

Food for thought

November 28, 2014 Camille Nesler “Outside the Box” There’s nothing like a good dose of reality to make you really appreciate the blessings …

Blindsighted by the future

November 28, 2014 Lisa Earle McLeod “Forget Perfect” We’ll all have been there. Things are running smoothly, then whack, seemingly out of nowhere …

Being thankful

November 26, 2014 Jeanni Brosius “Where We Live” Thanksgiving is a time to reflect and to give thanks for the many blessings we …

Pass the potatoes, civility

November 26, 2014 Tom Purcell, Freelance Writer Note: This is an excerpt from Tom Purcell’s new book, “Comical Sense: A Lone Humorist Takes on …