Driving out snakes

March 15, 2007 The last glacial age drove the snakes out of Ireland. St. Patrick gets the credit.

Getting top billing

March 14, 2007 One can fall from grace, flat on their face and up a mountain.

Children need protection

March 14, 2007 Letter to the Editor: Something is very wrong in our society when abusing an animal brings a harsher penalty and a higher bond than abusing a child.

Summer events

March 13, 2007 This weekend, Gary and I took advantage of the nice weather and grilled out — the first time at our new house, on our nice new back deck.


March 12, 2007 In response to the Guard article implying the Cedar Ridge School Board had violated the FOI Act when I called two executive sessions, I wish to correct the inaccuracies in the article.

Playing the name game

March 12, 2007 I used to read the comics in the newspaper for a laugh, but not anymore. Now I read the birth announcements instead.

Antikythera Mechanism

March 8, 2007 A sponge diver named Elias Stadiatis discovered the remains of a large ship and its cargo near the Greek island of Antikythera 107 years ago.

One big fat lie

March 8, 2007 This morning I had wheat toast for breakfast. A nice healthy piece of 40 calorie good-for-you wheat toast.