Voice for the handicapped, elderly

Voice for the handicapped, elderly

As we age, old injuries come back to haunt us and at times with a vengeance. At age 25, I had a diving accident and injured several lumbar vertebrae, ...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Writers must write

Writers must write

I am not delusional about my writing. I know there are many, many others who do it better than I. It doesn’t look like I’m ever going to b...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Today in History

Today is Saturday, Sept. 23, the 266th day of 2017. There are 99 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On September 23, 1952, Sen. ...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Have coffee with God

Have coffee with God

What would you think, if I told you that you can have coffee with God? It’s the first thing I do each morning. Once my coffee is ready, I sit do...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


In coal country, profits above people

It was a ruse. Just as many suspected, the Trump administration offered a bogus excuse for halting a study into the health effects of surface coal min...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Today in History

Today is Friday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2017. There are 100 days left in the year. Autumn arrives at 4:02 p.m. Eastern time.Today’s Highligh...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Bevin’s quest to outlaw abortion in Ky. is unconstitutional, underhande

In case there were any lingering doubts, a trial in federal court in Louisville last week made this much clear: Gov. Matt Bevin is seeking to effectiv...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Vietnam War and the legacy of landmines

In March 1975, the United States fled from a protracted war in Vietnam, a war that claimed more than 58, 000 Americans, and close to two million Vietn...

September 21st, 2017 |  


White House pity party for colleges and the accused shuts out sexual assault survivors

Even when we strip away the politics, the content of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ message Sept. 7 about sexual violence on college campuses ...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Consequences of America’s wall

The U.S. border with Mexico has been controversial for a long time. As the territory that is now Texas began to fill with pioneer settlers, they sough...

September 19th, 2017 |