Today we talk Chromebooks

Today we talk Chromebooks

Last week we discussed MacBooks and I gave you some ideas and tips that I hope helped you get an idea of what’s available and what to look for. ...

October 12th, 2022 |  


What global economic trends mean

What global economic trends mean

It sounded like a great idea at the time, “Just in time supply-chain inventories.” Let countries with cheaper labor build the parts that y...

October 11th, 2022 |  


So I thought I’d wear a hat

So I thought I’d wear a hat

This past week we attended the memorial for my husband Peter’s oldest sister, Shelley.Shelley went through a long battle with cancer, and Peter ...

October 10th, 2022 |  



October brings thoughts of harvest

October brings thoughts of harvest

Let me start by saying what I know about farming wouldn’t fill a thimble. A Chicagoan by birth and for the first six years of my life, I saw not...

October 7th, 2022 |  


M*A*S*H’s lessons continue

M*A*S*H’s lessons continue

Everything I learned about love, war and medicine probably came from watching M*A*S*H as a child.I didn’t really realize that until I invested t...

October 6th, 2022 |  


Today we talk MacBooks and more

Today we talk MacBooks and more

This week we’ll discuss MacBooks. As I’ve said before, I encourage you to read all sections of this column regardless of which type of lap...

October 5th, 2022 |  


Dear editor,After I realized I had left my wallet in the shopping cart at Hillsboro’s Community Markets I thought I might never see it again. Bu...

October 5th, 2022 |  


Will Russia’s Putin go nuclear?

Will Russia’s Putin go nuclear?

Rumor has it that the U.S. military is gaming out potential consequences if Putin decides to use tactical nuclear weapons, also known as theater nucle...

October 4th, 2022 |  


Back at the swimming hole

Back at the swimming hole

My husband, Peter, and I are spending time “up north” with my parents at their cabin by the lake. Fall is late this year. I mentioned this...

October 3rd, 2022 |  


No Joker: The Dynamic Duo rules

No Joker: The Dynamic Duo rules

Like many small towns, in an era lost to time, Wilmington was home to a G.C. Murphy store that sat directly across the alley from the Allen Photograph...

September 30th, 2022 |