Death of Col. Joe C. Porter, CSA

November 19, 2014 Winter has come early to the Ozarks. According to the news, it’s the earliest date with only four other times in documented history as …

Christmas Creep

November 19, 2014 It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. And some folks aren’t too happy about it. Many of our readers will remember …

Penny wise and parks foolish

November 18, 2014 Peter Funt, Special to the Guard At least once in a lifetime every American should lay eyes on the Grand …

De-clutter your house

November 17, 2014 Danny Tyree “Tyrades!” As the old Tyree luck would have it, I was near the end of my month-long exile …

AOL: You’ve got spam

November 17, 2014 Peter Funt, Special to the Guard It’s been years since I used AOL for any kind of meaningful email but …

Ancient and modern technology

November 14, 2014 Daris Howard “Life’s Outtakes” We had just finished touring the first of the floating islands of Lake Titicaca, with the …

Stories tell more than headlines

November 13, 2014 Camille Nesler “Outside the Box” Last week while perusing through news websites, a couple headlines kept jumping out at me: …

Future seems to be going up in smoke

November 13, 2014 Tom Purcell, Freelance Writer I admit it: I feel sorry for cigarette and cigar smokers these days. But changing fashions …