True confessions of a hotel adventurer

True confessions of a hotel adventurer

Our hotel adventures started early on. We were 15 when, for my birthday extravaganza, my parents took Mary Ann and me to spend the weekend at the Holl...

June 14th, 2018 |  


Voters should be automatically registered

Voters should be automatically registered

Voting is, bizarrely, the only constitutional right for which you must sign an application.You don’t have to register to speak your mind. You do...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Praise but hope for an apology

To the editor:I join with many Americans in praising President Donald Trump’s willingness to take the risk of meeting with the North Korean Pres...

June 12th, 2018 |  



Stars and Stripes ‘speak’ on Flag Day

Stars and Stripes ‘speak’ on Flag Day

I’ve been to the moon. I’ve been burned. But more often I’m honored.I’m your American flag.With 13 stars for colonies clamorin...

June 11th, 2018 |  


Cobbler and shortcake? Yes, please!

Cobbler and shortcake? Yes, please!

I’m on my porch swing writing this and drinking a cup of coffee; it has rained during the night but it’s not cold out.I’m fixing a t...

June 8th, 2018 |  


The two-party system is killing us

The two-party system is killing us

Individuals have a diversity of religious beliefs, moral values, and cultural traditions. Beliefs, values, and traditions affect opinions on areas of ...

June 7th, 2018 |  


ICE actions don’t reflect family values

To the editor:The current immigration enforcement debacles in Sandusky and the literal ripping of children from their parents’ arms have demonst...

June 7th, 2018 |  


Going fishing? Try these recipes

Going fishing? Try these recipes

I know a lot of people love to go fishing. My son Philip loves catfish. It’s a bit too soft for me — I like a nice, flaky fish like perch,...

June 5th, 2018 |  


Amazing birds need our protection

Amazing birds need our protection

One of the most fragile animal classes on the planet are migratory birds.These amazing birds maintain winter and breeding homes and travel thousands o...

May 30th, 2018 |  


Most of us only experience warfare vicariously, through the service and sacrifice of others. But it is community support — the understanding hel...

May 23rd, 2018 |