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Words of wisdom and caring communities

Words of wisdom and  caring communities

Friend Marty Johnson posted the following message from Chief Justice Roberts. As many of you know, Marty is the consummate volunteer. If there is a job to be done, Marty…

Who said changing a light bulb was easy?

Who said changing a light bulb was easy?

While many of us were opening gifts or enjoying a turkey or ham dinner with all the fixings, much of my Christmas was spent changing a light bulb, or should…

Get a chuckle out of these laws

Get a chuckle out of these laws

Christmas is my favorite holiday. It is time to celebrate with family and friends. It is time we give and receive gifts. It is time when laughter is greatest and…

Stop gouging Americans, Big Pharma

Stop gouging  Americans, Big Pharma

A couple of months ago I called out Big Pharma for flooding the market with opioids and the adverse effect they were having on society. Many experts blame Big Pharma…

All she wants for Christmas is to be cancer-free

All she wants for Christmas is to be cancer-free

During this holiday season many of us will be looking for that large and expensive gift  under the Christmas tree. We might be hoping for the new Xbox, shiny jewelry…

Our leaders continue to fail

Our leaders continue to fail

As we gave thanks during Turkey Day, I can only hope the men and women we elected to represent us in Congress were offering their gratitude to a constituency that…

Vultures follow me everywhere

Vultures follow me everywhere

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor It seems like everywhere I go I am followed by buzzards. I have searched the internet and talked to friends about its meaning. Some say a family…

Why aren’t you shopping locally?

Why aren’t you shopping locally?

I don’t care what they might trumpet in Washington D.C. or California, our economy here hasn’t gotten much better in the last few years. Here we work hard in and…

Let’s pray for veterans, Corrigan family

Let’s pray for veterans, Corrigan family

I was scheduled to write a column this week on Veteran’s Day, and how each and every one of us needs to show our appreciation to the veterans in our…

Signs you aren’t getting any younger

Signs you aren’t getting any younger

Old age is depressing. A few months ago I was playing a neighborhood game of 3-on-3 basketball and I jammed my left thumb. It still hasn’t healed and I fear…