Editor’s Column: Stranger than fiction

May 10, 2020 Niki Turner 0

“Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.” ~ Mark Twain, “Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World.” If that doesn’t sum up current […]


Editor’s Column: Lessons learned

May 4, 2020 Niki Turner 0

As we begin taking steps to restore a semblance of normalcy in this new world with COVID-19, some interesting ideas have emerged. Self-sufficiency and local sustainability are more important than we may have thought. We […]


Mis- and dis-, evil twins of information

April 16, 2020 Niki Turner 0

Apple should turn off that “screen time” notification for a season. Just saying. I’ve spent more time in the last week researching the validity of information in YouTube videos and FB posts from friends than […]


Editor’s Column: Boundaries

March 13, 2020 Niki Turner 0

I got my American patriots confused last week when I attributed “Common Sense” to Patrick Henry instead of his fellow revolutionary Thomas Paine (thank you, Frank, for the alert!). While Paine is remembered for his […]


Editor’s Column: Common sense

March 7, 2020 Niki Turner 0

I don’t begin to imagine plagiarizing the title of Patrick Henry’s famous essay will lend a similar impact to my little column, but I’m using the title just the same. Once again the world is […]


Editor’s Column: Inconvenienced?

March 2, 2020 Niki Turner 0

No one likes to be inconvenienced. Whether it’s a canceled event or a traffic jam or a missing item on a store shelf, inconvenience happens to us all. How we respond to those situations says […]

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