Tag Archives: community

Lumped all into one

Just when you think things couldn’t get any worse or crazier, they somehow seem to do just that, especially with our politicians and elected officials. With the shooting at the Capital Gazette in Maryland where five journalists were killed, many … Continue reading

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Reflections of freedom

July 4th gives us a time to reflect on our freedoms. They certainly aren’t what they used to be and we seen them eroding away on an almost daily basis. Our country today is certainly not what our forefathers envisioned. … Continue reading

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A little transparency goes a long way

Gone are the days when I could walk into any official or department head’s office, sit down and ask whatever questions I needed to ask and get answers with no ifs, ands or buts. I’ve always been trusted to be … Continue reading

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Invest in yourself, shop locally

We all can get behind the premise of shopping local and how it impacts our economy. We may even say we do, but when it comes right down to it, do you really? We are seeing mom and pop stores … Continue reading

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Keeping it ‘real’

National Newspaper Week ended Sunday. For the first time in my 40-year journalism career, I feel like I am getting too old to handle the drama that you have to deal with from week to week. Mainly, because the drama … Continue reading

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Sharing the blame

When a store closes we want to point fingers at everyone else and everywhere else. But in reality, we have to share some of that blame ourselves. When we buy something on line that we can buy from a local … Continue reading

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The disease of negativism

There is a disease across our country today, which is not only contagious but undermines progress, saps energy and permeates our minds. It can take the most positive ideas and opinions and turn them into something cruel and ugly. I … Continue reading

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