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February 28, 2024

Window on the World Column | The Super Fan

Lucy Jensen
It was football season 2011. I still have the ticket stub for no reason, back when they gave you paper tickets. It was going to be a game in San Francisco, indeed, the famous Candlestick Park. I had already attended an American baseball game...

Funny Papers Again Column | The Easy and Hard Way Ideas Come To Mind

Steve Wilson
“Television commercials are an assault upon the senses and an insult to intelligence.” The sentence appears quoted and italicized because I think it is a pretty good opening sentence. Opening sentences are important, as those first words of an author must grasp the reader’s attention...

Worthy to Print Column | Love of the Ocean

George Worthy
My wife is pretty much the center of my life. She is constantly giving me gifts of items that I may have mentioned in a casual conversation weeks or even months ago. Oftentimes it is a great surprise and something that I would treasure...

Window on the World Column | A Ranch Sitter’s Life

Lucy Jensen
What a lovely gift, I said to just myself. A weekend away for my daughter and her man and I will take care of their ranch. I will enjoy so much peace and quiet and even get time to work on my next book!...

Guest Column | Access to Quality Healthcare Is Vital to the Well-Being of Rural Communities

Rena Salamacha
Access to healthcare services is critical to good health. Across the United States, rural healthcare providers play a crucial role in ensuring the well-being of rural communities. They provide timely access to essential emergency and medical services, support preventative care, provide education, and address...

Funny Papers Again Column | Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Not Snow

Steve Wilson
We live in a valley formed by mountain ranges to the east and west with an ocean bay 50 miles to the north and a coastline 25 miles westward; a geographical formation that climatologists designate a semi-arid area. By comparison to many areas of...

Worthy to Print Column | It’s Only a Calendar

George Worthy
I’m not a fan of January. I used to be back when I was young, you see I was born in January. Mr. Maker, the best teacher in the world, told me that many famous people were born in January. I used to brag...

Funny Papers Again Column | The Question of Nature vs. Nurture

Steve Wilson
On Nov. 1, 2023, a high school student by the name of Jacob accompanied his friend to a confrontation with another student, the theft of a pair of earphones and a vape pen the week prior the cause. This was one of those predetermined...

Worthy to Print Column | Happy New Year and Thank You

George Worthy
Good morning and Happy New Year! Here is hoping that you had a Merry Christmas and that you received everything you wished for. This morning as I sat down at the desk, I just stared at the screen for a moment hoping for an...

Window on the World Column | The Time for Feasting

Lucy Jensen
We’ve been on the gravy train these past couple of weeks and this train has fallen off the tracks. Going home for the holidays is not for the faint of heart, as far as the stomach and waistline are concerned. I had planned to...
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