Challenging parents to step up

Challenging parents to step up

Just as it should be, providing quality education for all is everybody’s business, and working at succeeding with every student is quite a chall...

November 22nd, 2015 |  


Dealing with the stuff

Dealing with the stuff

I was reminded recently of a truth that you probably know just as well as I.A phone call from my sister told me about the tragic death of a relative&#...

November 22nd, 2015 |  


Newspaper media inform readers about best Black Friday deals

Newspaper media inform readers about best Black Friday deals

The infamous day-after-Thanksgiving retail bonanza – affectionately dubbed “Black Friday” – is always a major event for newspa...

November 20th, 2015 |  


Sharing time with an angel

I once had a friend who was known to be somewhat of a private person. She kept her feelings mostly to herself. Sometimes I felt I needed to pry open h...

November 19th, 2015 |  


Will the culture protect them?

Will the culture protect them?

There was a large crowd at the high school football game I attended last Friday night. It was an enjoyable game, even though the team I supported lost...

November 15th, 2015 |  


Help toy drive lift spirits

There is joy in giving. Sometimes the gifts are large and monetary, other times they are more about time and attention, but no matter what the gift, t...

November 15th, 2015 |  


SS7 Network — Trick or Treat?

SS7 Network — Trick or Treat?

I recall back in the 1980’s there was much discussion regarding the formation of the SS7 (signaling system No. 7) network. The main purpose of t...

November 12th, 2015 |  


From May to December

“Oh, it’s a long, long, time from May to December, but the days grow short when you reach September….And these few precious days, I ...

November 12th, 2015 |  


I will never, ever forget

I will never, ever forget

Thumbing through some saved photographs on my iPad this weekend, I stumbled across one of my favorite pictures of my daddy, one I posted of him on Vet...

November 11th, 2015 |  


No greater heroes than our veterans

We honor our veterans today — for the freedoms they’ve ensured; for the protection they provide; for the call they so bravely answer; for ...

November 11th, 2015 |