In this space last May, we mentioned 26 potential candidates for the Republican nominee, one of whom will in all likelihood face Barack Obama in the Presidential election this fall. Of those named, all 26 are still alive and perhaps interested in the nomination, which may not be determined before the party’s Tampa convention in August.READ MORE
When time is critical, will public safety personnel be able to find your home? Basic life support on scene in six minutes or less of the event’s occurrence and advanced life support on scene in ten minutes or less of the event’s occurrence yields the greatest opportunity for survival of a cardiac or respiratory emergency.READ MORE
Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. First off we are happy to report that Max has come to terms with his new ramp, and though he still needs my gentle guidance, his backside has not fallen off for several days now. My back says “Thank You!”READ MORE
Tucked in the corner of a small court yard style garden on one side of our home is a Japanese camellia which has had a tough, bumpy ride: Before it finally found home in the partially shaded spot last spring, it was left in a container way too small for the size of the plant, partially due to procrastination on my part.READ MORE
Ten years, it seems like a long time, but in reality you better not blink. Ten years ago on the first day of spring, I married the most wonderful man on earth. My love, my best friend – he is my everything; I honestly don’t know who else would have put up with me for ten years.READ MORE
My high school English teachers would certainly be amazed by my positive (I think?) contributions to this newspaper over the last three years. It has been a great deal of fun, and I must admit I have at times enjoyed those 15 seconds of fame.READ MORE
A very impressive teacher once told me, “Failing to plan is planning to fail.” This has stuck with me for more than 30 years. From that day forward, I’ve made planning an important part of everything I do. I take it so seriously I plan to be spontaneous.READ MORE
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It would be difficult for anyone to not see the chaos that embodies our lives daily. Whether it is in our personal lives or in the lives of those who we are associated with daily, we cannot avoid the obvious problems that reflect a cancer in our local, state, and national stages.
Spring has arrived, and our developers are busy knocking down trees and scraping the land on every available piece of property. In the near future new houses, subdivisions and many, many, many apartments will be completed.
It has been said that those in public office should avoid even the appearance of conflict of interest. I propose the following as how the actions of Chesterfield County School Board Member Carrie Emerson Coyner appear to those who do not know her.
With regard to Chesterfield School Board Member Carrie Coyner, I offer the following observations and comments in response to her public rationalizations.