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Picking Strawberries A May Adventure
Nothing says May quite like fresh strawberries. And no, I’m not talking about packages of berries in the produce section. I mean the ones you pick yourself.
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Are You Retiring Within The Next 5 Years?
What to focus on as the transition approaches.
Monday, May 16, 2022

Rules --- Thank You
Rules made her life easier... Born into a family who had rules... She learned early that rules were good... She did not like to be in trouble... Learn the rules... Follow the rules... Stay out of trouble... Simple...
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Paying Tribute To Fallen Law Enforcement Officers In Observance Of National Police Week
In observance of National Police Week, United States Attorney Dena J. King recognizes the service and sacrifice of federal, state, local, and Tribal law enforcement and pays tribute to the officers who have fallen in the line of duty.
Thursday, May 12, 2022

Everyone Should Have An Opportunity To Become A Somebody, Not A Nobody!
Being an avid history buff, it is interesting to learn about great men and ladies who throughout their life and actions made our world a better place. How many of these 12 awesome people can you identify without googling them?
Thursday, May 12, 2022

"If it ain't broke, don't fix it!"
You've no doubt heard the old saying, "if it ain't broke, don't fix it!"  The grammar may be unacceptable, but the idea is solid; and it's why the Lincoln Herald is endorsing Sheriff Bill Beam and County Commissioners Bud Cesena and Milton Sigmon in their quest for re-election.
Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Is France Doomed Without Le Pen?
Or are there reasons to hope, even as Europe drowns in liberalism?
Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Life Is Short. Use The Good Dishes.
Most young adults aren’t into the stuff Baby Boomers have collected. What one generation treasures, the next one rejects.
Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Getting (Mentally) Ready to Retire
Even those who have saved millions must prepare for a lifestyle adjustment.
Monday, May 2, 2022

Where Did It Go
She is 80 years old... Her great-grandchild is 11-years-old... They both live in the same city... In the same state... But not the same country...
Sunday, May 1, 2022

Flagpole Sitting, Flappers, Frivolity Marked Life In '20s
What did people do for fun 100 years ago? I researched 1920s entertainment for a program I gave recently to my DAR chapter.
Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Updated Premiums And Deductibles For Medicare
Medicare’s premiums and deductibles have seen a larger-than-expected rise this year. For example, Medicare Part B monthly premiums have risen to $170.10, a 14.5% increase. The deductible for Part B rose to $233. The Part A deductible increased to $1,556.1,2
Monday, April 18, 2022

About That Proposed New Licensure System For Teachers
Perspective: Together we can develop a new licensure system that empowers our teachers.
Monday, April 11, 2022

Dick Van Dyke Is A National Treasure!
It’s a-Dick-ting! It’s “Diagnosis Murder,” and it’s the best thing Dick Van Dyke ever did. My wife and I just finished binge-watching all of the episodes of the murder-mystery show that ran for long years on CBS.
Sunday, April 10, 2022

Ft. Dobbs Offers Deep Dive Into Frontier Past
My young granddaughter likes to build pillow forts. One day, as she was busy rearranging the cushions in my den, I suggested we visit a real fort.
Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Taking Charge Of Your Financial Life
When you are putting together a household, it isn’t unusual to delegate responsibilities. One spouse or partner may take on the laundry, while another takes on the shopping. You might also decide which one of you vacuums and which one of you dusts. This is a perfectly fine way to divvy up household tasks and chores.
Monday, April 4, 2022

Don't Believe The Professional Liars
They’re lying to you. The dark men (and they’re always men) of the Deep State, the Sino-liberal-controlled mass media and what writer Caitlin Johnstone calls the American intelligence cartel are all lying to you, 24-seven.
Thursday, March 31, 2022

History In Your House
Well folks let’s think about our treasures... Now your home can be hit by a tornado... Your home can be destroyed by a hurricane... It can be blown up by war…
Sunday, March 27, 2022

Charlotte Effect Destroying Our Environment
“They paved paradise, put up a parking lot, With a pink hotel, a boutique and a swinging hot spot. Don’t it always seem to go That you don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone?”
Friday, March 25, 2022

Is the Pandemic Ending?
Back in August 2020, a friend of mine posted on Facebook that COVID-19 was a hoax.  In September, he got the virus.  He died that October.  He wasn't old or in poor health.  I've been accused of 'fear-mongering' for my reporting on the pandemic--a worldwide health crisis that has now claimed over six million lives...and contrary to what many believe, it isn't over.
Thursday, March 24, 2022

It's Déjà Vu All Over Again
Whenever I hear news about Russian nuclear threats, I’m back in third grade. It’s October 1962 and my family is watching President Kennedy give a speech about the U.S. blockade of Cuba over deployment of Soviet missiles. We wonder if this really is World War III.
Tuesday, March 22, 2022

RMDs Get A Small Reprieve
For the first time in nearly 20 years, the IRS has released updated actuarial or life expectancy tables. Those who take required minimum withdrawals (RMD) from retirement accounts may already know we use these tables to calculate your RMD. Using these new tables is relatively simple, but here are some considerations to keep in mind.
Monday, March 21, 2022

The Story of St. Patrick
It's March 17th, St. Patrick's Day, and I'd like to invite you to a funeral
Thursday, March 17, 2022

Time To Cool Jets--In More Ways Than One
Say no to both Democrat Saving Time and helping the Ukraine.
Thursday, March 17, 2022

Local Newspapers Are Still Important
Print newspapers everywhere are having difficulty surviving.  Yes, it's a sign of the times--but it's also unfortunate for the communities they serve.
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

"They're building everywhere!"
"They're building everywhere!"  It's a sign of the times.
Monday, March 14, 2022

Unbelievable Evil
She watches her TV... Her heart is so full... How can this be true... Her brain just does not work this way... How can any single human be that evil... Order this military...
Sunday, March 13, 2022

Close Encounters With The Famous
A few years ago, a friend challenged me to list all of the famous people I’ve ever seen in person. Listing such sightings is the sort of thing you might think about, but never do. I’ll admit I ran out of gas before I got the list project past the on-ramp.
Tuesday, March 8, 2022

IRA Deadlines Are Approaching
April 15, 2022, is the deadline for making 2021 annual contributions to a traditional IRA, Roth IRA, and certain other retirement accounts. This extension from the traditional April 15 deadline follows an extension of the traditional tax deadlines.
Monday, March 7, 2022

Remembering PJ O'Rourke
When PJ O’Rourke died Feb. 15, the world lost a memorable voice in the world of political satire and analysis.

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Things Are Getting Crazy Out There
It’s one crazy world we live in.
Monday, February 21, 2022

Happy 80th Birthday
She actually made 80...
Funny but she never really thought about it...

Monday, February 21, 2022

Chapter # 2
Continuing from last week Judge's reflections on being robbed.
Sunday, February 20, 2022

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