Of Democrats and Lennon
My daughter inherited few things from her dad, but one is a love for The Beatles. This weekend she attended a concert featuring Paul McCartney, the second time she’s seen a live performance by the former Beatle. I think she enjoys lording it over me as much as being there.
The courageous story of Michelle Lanham
“Imagine going to sleep Wednesday morning and waking up Thursday afternoon. Picture waking up to a hospital room full of people and being told that you have a tumor in your brain and that your kidneys have shut down... once again, your days are numbered. Your eyeballs are swollen to the point that your eyelids can’t close, you find out that your children are distressed, your family is distressed, you aren’t even supposed to be awake... what would you do?”
A better light at a better price
Many of us may have read about light bulbs recently (Time, May 20). The top bulb is the LED at $12.97 giving 25,000 hours of light; with normal use lasting for decades.
One-size-fits-every-state curriculum mandates just the latest federal education fiasco
The latest threat to our rights as Kentucky parents to educate our children in ways that best fit each child’s needs comes from a federally imposed, one-size-fits-every-state educational curriculum known as the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).
Growing up with Dad
Someone close to me was recently divorced. It was a tough battle because children were involved, but necessary for a myriad of reasons. But what bothers me is those children will not have memories to fall back on when they’re adults about times spent with their father.
Happy Father’s Day to Mom
A couple of years ago, Louisville political activist Mary John Celletti posted on her Facebook page that she got a Father’s Day present from her son Patrick. He said she had been the mother and father in his life.
It is no wonder the devil was a snake
Last week, I told you all about my riding lawnmower adventures. Just a week later, my front yard saw even more action.
Double mastectomy and the price of life
Was this really necessary? Has fear overcome reason? Is it not mutilating one’s body when it is presently healthy irrational and capricious?
‘Life is’ ... or ‘is not’ a lot of things
“Life is” a busy thing that keeps us hopping, going and looking for a resting point.
Move Laurel County graduation to Corbin
It’s time to start thinking out of the cracker jack box and solve the overcrowding problem during graduation ceremonies at both North Laurel and South Laurel High Schools.
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