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Poverty stats are startling

Poverty stats are startling

Martin Johnson is a thoughtful letter writer. His letters often appear in The REVIEW’s Letters section and one can tell he really cares about this area. This week he took…

-33, when it’s suppose to be 33, what’s the deal?

-33, when it’s suppose to be 33, what’s the deal?

So I went down south for some time in the warm air and sun. I thought I could relax and get a little rest. Was I wrong. The warm air…

Cats bring personality to office

Cats bring personality  to office

The animal lover she is, my wife decided we needed to obtain a cat for the office. I reluctantly agreed thinking it would lend a little personality to what could…

I can’t accept same sex marriages

I can’t accept same  sex marriages

I’m sure I will disappoint a few liberal friends with this opinion, but I gotta write what I believe and this middle-aged heterosexual God-fearing Caucasian believes same sex marriages should…

Reflecting on Roger, a great columnist

Reflecting on Roger, a great columnist

A couple of weeks ago I lost a friend and a contributing writer. Roger Campbell had written a spiritual column for dozens of newspapers I have edited over the last…

Breaking up, being fat and other topics

Breaking up, being fat and other topics

I thought I would share some controversial topics that are considered the “most talked about” issues on social media. Here goes: Relationships. Here are some interesting statistics. Did you know…

Despite ET, life after 50 normal for me

Despite ET, life after 50 normal for me

I reached the 50 plateau a few years back, thus I think I know a thing or two about living life at age 50 or over. This week in the…

IRS tells me to pay up or go to jail- oops it’s a scam

IRS tells me to pay up or go to jail- oops it’s a scam

Sitting in my office, writing checks with money I don’t have, I got the call. A man with a thick accent- like one of those Indian accents you get from…

Old Man Winter needs to disappear

Old Man Winter needs to disappear

Okay, Old Man Winter can go away now. Bring back the mild weather we had in December, and I’ll be doing just fine. My old bones simply can’t adjust to…

Case of the missing cats

Case of the missing cats

A lot of people love their family pets, myself included. We have two dogs, and for the most part, they are a joy. Others consider cats their pet of choice.…