Making efforts to enjoy the sequel

Making efforts to enjoy the sequel

Have you ever found yourself watching the sequel to a movie that didn’t interest you that much in the first place?That’s sort of how IR...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Growing older, but not up

Growing older, but not up

Jimmy Buffett is well known for his music and light-hearted lyrics about tropical life and his unique, laidback Caribbean lifestyle. His songs are oft...

May 18th, 2022 |  


A narrative far from finished

A narrative far from finished

The idea of “just-in-time” sourcing of materials, parts and services seemed like such a great idea. Parts could be made cheaper elsewhere....

May 17th, 2022 |  



Frustrated with her phone

Frustrated with her phone

“You gotta keep poking and clicking,” a friend tells me. “That’s what my daughter does.”By this, she means that learning...

May 16th, 2022 |  


IPTV? Yes, television over the Internet

IPTV? Yes, television over the Internet

To make it easier on you who are reading this on paper or just prefer to type in the URLs yourself, for each LONG URL I’ll also provide a shorte...

May 16th, 2022 |  


Memories from long ago

Memories from long ago

Reading a column in one of our sister newspapers not so long ago, my thoughts were drawn back to my childhood years, particularly those years from the...

May 13th, 2022 |  


Antichrist is pretty modern

Antichrist is pretty modern

I saw a friend’s Facebook post nominating Donald Trump as Antichrist. A comment below the post suggested Joe Biden would better fit the role. Th...

May 12th, 2022 updated: May 12th, 2022. |  


Mothers know when to pick a fight

Mothers know when to pick a fight

Some day, your husband might tell the children about how much you fought for them.If they knew today, they’d be embarrassed. They don’t wa...

May 11th, 2022 |  


It’s time to tighten our belts

It’s time to tighten our belts

It’s easy to get confused by the mixed economic signals coming at us every day. Very few of those in the know seem confident in the predictive v...

May 10th, 2022 |  


TONY’S TAKE ON TECH

TONY’S TAKE ON TECH

So, who am I? I’m Tony Sumrall. My parents, Glenn and Catherine Sumrall ran the Highland Lanes bowling alley back in the day and if you were aro...

May 9th, 2022 updated: May 9th, 2022. |