Bill is a man for all seasons

Bill is a man for all seasons

Early one morning, just as the sun was rising, my alarm clock began beeping, and Wilmington’s WKFI radio station played a tractor commercial. Wi...

February 10th, 2021 |  


Democracy and surveillance

Democracy and surveillance

As individuals of a prominent democratic nation entering the brave new world of digital existentialism, we need to come to terms with the inevitabilit...

February 9th, 2021 |  


What should I read next?

What should I read next?

I’ve always loved librarians.I remember my first school librarian. Her name was Mrs. Scheau, and she rode a bicycle to school back when this was...

February 8th, 2021 |  



It’s Hillsboro/McClain again

It’s Hillsboro/McClain again

It was a pleasant surprise this week while I was perusing the Associated Press wire and saw that Hillsboro was ranked tied for No. 14 this week in the...

February 5th, 2021 |  


Opinions are like noses …

Opinions are like noses …

If you’ve been with me for a while, of course, you know I’m a sucker for an adage. Perhaps the root of my affection for them and their uni...

February 4th, 2021 |  


Things you don’t know about me

Things you don’t know about me

I’m not much of a card player. I only know two card games, Tonk and Crazy Eights, and I’m not particularly good at either one.However, the...

February 3rd, 2021 |  


Change: The only constant in life

Change: The only constant in life

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rogers was on defense, but not from opposing linemen. Not only was he answering questions from the press about the...

February 2nd, 2021 |  


The Peter takes care of me plan

The Peter takes care of me plan

My husband, Peter, is taking no chances.I knew this about him before I married him. Peter has a plan for everything and a plan in case the first plan ...

February 1st, 2021 |  


What happened to free speech?

To the editor:It seems that freedom of speech is being attacked daily anymore. Whatever happened to the acceptance of different views and opinions? It...

January 29th, 2021 |  


Successapalooza cancelled

Successapalooza cancelled

Let me just jump right in — it’s obvious that we no longer live in an America that’s conducive to success. I don’t mean that t...

January 29th, 2021 updated: January 29th, 2021. |