Is anybody hot? That’s a phrase used by my brother-in-law whether it’s hot in the house or not. The guy is always hot. The AC could be on 52 and he’d still be hot. I’ve always wondered if it is the stress of guests, high blood pressure or menopause. He is closing in on 60 after all.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
Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) affects up to fifteen percent of adults in the United States. It seems to be more common as we get older. In individuals over age 65 years, upwards of twenty-five percent may have symptoms suggestive of RLS.READ MORE
For as long as I can remember, of all the volunteer plants I have come across in our garden, few have surprised me more than that of flowering annual, Datura, I accidentally found this summer, basically because of two reasonsREAD MORE
There is often a common theme in my articles and that is that age is just a number. I was thinking about the article for this month and, once again, how I was going to convey this message. I was thinking about what the indicators were that triggered someone to think someone is “old.”READ MORE
Two weeks, and we will be back into our routine-HALLELUJUAH! I am in need of structure more than the kids. While I have enjoyed this summer and all of our adventures I need our schedule back and am looking forward to early mornings and strictly scheduled days (surprise, surprise).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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Crime done to a victim is heinous, and a costly ordeal. In many cases, the victim does not receive emotional, legal or moral support from the police force in Chesterfield County.
The following is a word of thanks for the article Melissa Wilfong so beautifully wrote.
I was unimpressed by Rick Gray’s opinion piece, “Dumbing down conservatism.” He obviously fancies himself a deep thinker. Intentionally or not, he fails to connect the dots. It is much simpler than his convoluted attempt to smear President Reagan.
I picked up a free copy of the May/June 2014 edition of the Chesterfield Living magazine this week. A typically delightful magazine that I enjoy viewing. This edition had a feature article on Farmers’ Markets. It caught my eye and was eager to get home to read what they had wrote on the topic.