Love is in the air

Love is in the air

As most might guess, my activities director, travel agent, and squeeze would be one in the same – Little Laura. I write about events and places ...

March 9th, 2017 |  


Seeking descendants of captain William Kendall

Seeking descendants of captain William Kendall

Dear Editor,William Kendall (a son of Revolutionary War Patriot Jeremiah Kendall and Rhoda McIntire) was born 23 November 1783 in Fauquier County, Vir...

March 8th, 2017 |  


As Obamacare teeters: Evaluating a GOP fix

House Republicans delivered a long-promised Obamacare replacement Monday night. It’s a strong bid to replace an increasingly feeble law. Preside...

March 8th, 2017 |  



Oldest living descendants from slavery

Dear Editor,We can live our lives without knowing who many of our ancestors were, where they came from, or how or when they first arrived in places th...

March 8th, 2017 |  


New travel ban addresses some problems but not the most critical ones

President Donald Trump issued a revised travel ban Monday that attempts to address several of the most glaring errors from the original January execut...

March 7th, 2017 |  


Doctors should be free to talk about gun safety

Medical professionals have the right to protect people — that’s what a federal appeals court in Florida unanimously ruled in mid-February ...

March 7th, 2017 |  


The Trump effect

Here are two scenarios. One: you are a retiree who in recent years has been concerned about the value of your stock portfolio. Suddenly, the value of ...

March 7th, 2017 |  


I should have known better

I should have known better

This is part three of a series about Patrick who enrolled in hospice at age fifty-five with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Patrick is wheelcha...

March 6th, 2017 |  


Does a big waist cause problems or is is just along for the ride?

Does a big waist cause problems or is is just along for the ride?

The randomized controlled trial (RCT) is the gold standard of medical evidence. Many things that we thought were true because of anecdotal or epidemio...

March 6th, 2017 |  


Power up off the grid

Power up off the grid

When the electric kicks off, the lights of imagination flip on. From wind storms and ice storms to life storms, when the going gets dark, the highly-m...

March 6th, 2017 |