He was one of the best men I’ve ever known and certainly one of the greatest influences of my life.
I wish I were organized enough to plan meals in advance, but it rarely works that way at my house. Often I find myself looking in the pantry, thinking “I really need to use that before it goes out of date.”
Democrats think they held the line in defending historic public health care legislation even at the cost of shutting the government down. Republicans believe they fought the good fight in trying to defund, delay or repeal the very same legislation – the Affordable Care Act or “Obamacare” – and embraced the same belief that a shutdown was preferable to compromise.
Dr. Bruce Longest and I made the most of our three day visit to Seattle last weekend for our annual NFL get-away. We took in all the views from the famous Space Needle, watched them toss fish around like footballs at the Pike Place Market in downtown and enjoyed the mild climate during two fabulous football experiences.
I’ve covered a lot of high school football games– cold, hot or wet, or sometimes a combination, but Friday night was one of the worst.
When I saw the obituary for Joe Martin in the Jackson newspaper, my mind shot back to a place that only exists in fading memories from three decades ago – the old Sun-N-Sand in Jackson.
I came home Sunday from my second visit to Phoenix, and just like the first, I kept remembering the same thing – Binkley’s.
Joel and I spent a few days in Phoenix last week at a newspaper convention. We left one hot climate for another.
Temperatures there were well over 105, and it felt like it to me. There was no humidity, but when it’s over 105 anywhere, it’s just hot.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus may be cast in the role of the political fall guy as the search for answers in the Washington Navy Yard shootings continues.
After recent comments by the board of supervisors about the need to cut spending to avoid a potential tax increase, it seemed logical to take a look at the current budget situation of county departments to see where they stand.