Honoring those who served

Honoring those who served

In the 240 years since our nation’s founding, more than one million men and women have given their lives to defending us. Memorial Day is the da...

May 27th, 2016 updated: May 27th, 2016. |  


Let’s make a deal

Let’s make a deal

I watched a re-run of the once popular game show, “Let’s Make A Deal” this week. I used to love that show and would set our DVR to r...

May 27th, 2016 updated: May 27th, 2016. |  


Gluten-free not always the way to go

In recent years, going “gluten-free” has become a huge movement in this country. It’s more than just a weight loss fad — it...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Meet Carmen, my Latin alter ego

Meet Carmen, my Latin alter ego

Every Wednesday evening, I dance seductively to Latin music outside the Taco Bell on High Street in London.I’m not alone. There are five to 15 o...

May 26th, 2016 updated: May 26th, 2016. |  


Which bathroom did Klinger use?

In M*A*S*H, one of America’s longest-running TV shows, the beloved character Max Klinger dressed as a woman. Klinger hoped to get a so-called &#...

May 24th, 2016 |  


The joy of opposing everything

The joy of opposing everything

I think if I was ever on a city council or a school board or a commission or anything like that, I would just vote against everything. Just to be one ...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Federal planning standards for healthcare facilities

Federal planning standards for healthcare facilities

It’s no news that Madison County is at-risk for natural disasters such as tornadoes, ice and snow storms, wind storms, and floods as well as rai...

May 24th, 2016 updated: May 24th, 2016. |  


Some answers, and more questions, about GMOs

About a year ago, fast-food chain Chipotle trotted out its “G-M-Over It” campaign, boldly declaring that it would extend its commitment to...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


The harm of mansplaining at work

The harm of mansplaining at work

America’s most-beloved workplace advice columnist and a man, it’s high time I address the subject of workplace “mansplaining.”...

May 21st, 2016 updated: May 21st, 2016. |  


Making progress in the battle against opiate abuse

Making progress in the battle against opiate abuse

Every week, I read heartbreaking stories about how the lives of families across the country have been devastated by drug use. A study by the U.S. Depa...

May 21st, 2016 updated: May 21st, 2016. |