Few people understand Hanukkah

December 19, 2014 The time for America’s other winter holiday has arrived. Most people have heard of Hanukkah, which in America is often seen as another …

Dickens’ Christmas mystery

December 19, 2014 For fun Christmas reading this season, I highly recommend John Grisham’s “Skipping Christmas,” or Maeve Binchy’s “This Year It Will Be Different.” For a …

Are we doing enough on Main Street?

December 18, 2014 Tony McGuffey “Observations” Like a lot of folks, I’m some times apprehensive about changes. Whether in my personal life, at …

Where have all the flowers gone?

December 18, 2014 Camille Nesler “Outside the Box” “Non-violence leads to the highest ethics which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop …

Holiday grief work

December 16, 2014 Andrea Bruner “Hear Here” Sunday night was the annual Compassionate Friends candlelighting ceremony, and I can’t express how thankful I …

Ye Lorde and Ladye!

December 16, 2014 Jeanni Brosius “Where We Live” Walking up to a dark entrance Saturday night at the Southside Middle School was a …

Squatting on the U.S. Flag

December 16, 2014 Will Durst “Raging Moderate” If you believe the recently released Senate Intelligence Committee torture report, you might be tempted to …