Viewpoints

Wed
27
Dec

In 2007, resolve to have cleaner water

Only a few days remain to decide on your resolutions for 2007. It's time to ask yourself, what changes do you plan to make in your life to be happier, healthier and more productive in 2007? For years I made the same standard resolution: to lose weight.

Wed
27
Dec

New PC is a colonoscopy in a box

The lowly scribes at my local news shop have been working extra hard lately, but we hope the readers haven't noticed.

Tue
12
Dec

Office party politics

A successful career isn't built in a day. But it can be destroyed in a single night at the office Christmas party.

Tue
28
Nov

What your man needs is a beer belly

Ladies, the holiday shopping season has begun in earnest, and it's time to find your man the perfect gift.

Sun
12
Nov

Anybody else need a post-campaign shower?

The 2006 election campaign is over, and I think we all need a rest - not to mention a shower.

Mon
06
Nov

Killing nature can be fun!

Perhaps by now you've heard about buckthorn, that insidious shrub that invades our local woods, choking out native flowers and seedlings and poisoning innocent birds and bunnies.

Sat
04
Nov

Doing time in kindergarten

We have a tendency to look back on our elementary school days as a carefree period of blissful innocence: Playground fun at recess, chocolate milk breaks in the afternoon and art projects that, depending on whether your parents are sentimental types, either still adorn the refrigerator or now lie

Tue
17
Oct

Parents dressing kids for excess

If you sometimes fret over making parental mistakes, take comfort in this: At least you've never dressed your baby in a track suit bearing the slogan "Junior Pimp Squad."

Tue
10
Oct

Difficulty bearing all this swearing

If you’d left our nation a decade ago,
you’d find much changed while you were gone.
The first thing you’d notice upon your return
is how much swearing’s going on.

Wed
04
Oct

Warning: This column may be funny

Americans live in fear of lawyers. Merchants fear customers will slip on ice outside their stores and sue for everything they're worth. CEOs of huge corporations fret over class-action lawsuits that could cost them their jobs.

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