Courts should be filled with ‘little Scalias’

The left has lately been in a panic at the realization that President Donald Trump has so many vacancies to fill on the federal bench, a panic hardly...

December 8th, 2017 |  


The humane hunter

As we hunt, we would hope we’re all humane hunters, wouldn’t we? How would we evaluate that? I would think the humane hunter values the re...

December 7th, 2017 |  


When should you unfriend someone on Facebook?

The nature and ethics of “fake news” has become a subject of widespread concern. But, for many of us, the issue is much more personal: Wha...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Passengers boarding airplanes: we’re doing it wrong

‘Tis the season for airplane travel. We may be looking forward to getting where we’re going, but most aspects of the travel itself are mer...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Why do we spend so much on high-tech health care, so little on comfort for elderly?

Danny’s death this autumn wasn’t nearly as bad as the weeks before it. My husband’s eldest brother died in November at age 71, just ...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Book-banning — a crusade for the simplest minds

Last month, one of my kid’s teachers told students they could improve their grades by watching the film version of the book “Atlas Shrugge...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Growing nursery trees, step by step

Growing nursery trees, step by step

Did you ever stop to think how many steps are involved in growing a nursery tree? Trees in the nursery might seem expensive to you, but stick with me ...

December 5th, 2017 |  


‘I’m humbled and troubled, especially since I got caught’

There’s a new apology template for famous men who act like pigs, which is why their apologies sound so similar.You wouldn’t be surprised t...

December 5th, 2017 |  


I didn’t ‘marry down.’ I married right

I had no idea I married down until I read about it in the newspaper I work for.Before that, I thought I married my best friend, my ultimate partner in...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Feeding the world

Feeding the world

The Haber-Bosch process of using the the nitrogen from the air where it is 80%, makes it possible to feed the 7 billion people in the world and lots m...

December 4th, 2017 |