- Community calendar for March 26, 2013
Dear GOP: It's time to stop
Indiana Congressman Mike Pence bragged Friday that Republicans in Congress will slam their heads against the Capitol Building’s pillars until they bleed.
In a manner of hyperbole, of course.
Pence jumps into the harbor
Indiana Congressman Mike Pence, who some believe is interested in a run at the presidency in 2012, has drunk the tea.
Ramping up for spring
In many parts of the U.S., ramps, also known as wild leeks, are the very first edible vegetation to spring forth from the ground. A member of the garlic/onion family, they look like a scallion but have broader flat leaves. Like their cousins they add a pungent, but delicious layer to such dishes as soups and casseroles.
Spring: A wonder to behold
The woods have suddenly come to life. Thousands of daffodils, some hyacinths and many wild flowers. Today the magnolia trees started to bloom. The forsythias have never bloomed so well.
- High tech wreck
Spending Easter in Panama
After mom died, I went to her house to gather some photos for the funeral. She had six dozen eggs in the refrigerator, ready to color with the grandkids. Yes, the past 12 Easters have been somewhat bittersweet.
A breezy suggestion for WeBo’s revenue problems
Back in March 2009, the Western Boone school board decided it would not participate in industrial wind farms.
They may want to rethink that decision.
Remember the meaning of the day
I know this because I am celebrating Easter, and I know that God is not a God that is out there in outer space. No, He is a personal God; He cares what happens to us today, tomorrow and all our tomorrows. So, all our instances are God-filled.
City pig, country pig this Easter
For many families, the culinary centerpiece of the upcoming Easter holiday will be a ham; and, the typical grocery-store variety found on many tables won’t be much more interesting than Letterman’s canned hams. With a little extra effort, however, you could offer your loved ones a delicious and distinctive ham.
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