When you look under the hood, what you thought was a bargain might not always be the case. The problem is a lot of times we are blinded by the shiny finish and at times we just get in a hurry and don’t look closely at how the car runs or even the payments.READ MORE
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
It was early 2009. The economy was in decline and the world was watching Washington to see what it would do. We need to jump start the economy, leaders in Washington said. We have to take strong measures in order to keep unemployment from rising, we heard.READ MORE
What is it that can make a person mad, “at the drop of a hat?” I say that it is when another person makes a mistake driving or drives with no regard for anyone else on the road. Whatever the case, our anger is roused when people cannot drive.READ MORE
Now that I can blame my senior years for forgetting things, I think it seems befitting for me to say that as far back as I can remember, I have wanted to have raised beds in our garden to grow vegetables, flowers or whatever the heart so desire...READ MORE
I have a friend who is currently caring for her older adult mother diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. I recently asked my friend the question, “What is it that you wish you had known before you started taking care of your mother that you know now?” I found her answer interesting.READ MORE
Mother’s Day, a glorious day of rest and relaxation for Mothers all over the world, a day when massages are given and breakfast is had in bed, a day when your children are perfect and a day where you get to sit on the couch watching marathons of Real Housewives eating ice cream out of the carton.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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Well lets see Mr Fausz... you lived in Mrs. Madiline’s commune during your hippie days and since you could not escape “Ray-gun ameriKa”... (Spelling for your benefit only.) and run off to Australia with your flower children friends... so then, you and a million other communists from the period..
I am writing to remind the Chester community that it has many honest, caring and responsible merchants who support our area with heartfelt service to those they serve.
Regarding the Chesterfield BOS effort to eliminate or reduce the proffer fees for home builders, I was struck this week by a possible connection between your news article and your opinion piece – one on the proffer system, and the other on the proposed new meals tax.
In response to your column (“Proffer opponents hire Mad Men”) I must agree that the supposed horrible damage done to the Chesterfield economy by the proffer system is very overstated.