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Perspectives

Looking forward, Looking Back
By Paul Hosford
January is named for the Roman god Janus, a god of thresholds and doorways who had two faces, enabling him to look both...

My Side of the Fencepost

OK, so it IS partisan . . . .
By Jim Dickerson
If you’ve been picking up your mail lately most anywhere in the 41st Legislative District, you are well aware that...

Perspectives

Simple Dreams
By Paul Hosford
My wife Lori and I stopped at Julie’s Café recently for a late breakfast. A disheveled man sat alone at another table, and we...

My Side of the Fencepost

It will be a bitter pill
By Jim Dickerson
I apologize in advance for the dire tone of this column, but I’m upset about the current mortgage banking crisis. The...

Molly’s Musings

Chicken Soup does soothe the soul
by Molly Young 
Chicken noodle soup for the soul. It’s a bit cliché. But, I discovered, completely true.
My friend was sick...

Molly’s Musings

Bringing back the ‘heart’

By Molly Young
A large scarlet “N” painted across her cheek, the woman walked past me wearing a red shirt with white...

Perspectives

An Obscenity . . . .

By Paul Hosford
For months, the Democrats complained that the media was biased against Hillary Clinton, to which the Republicans scoffed. Now...

My Side of the Fencepost

Two sides to the budgeting coin

by Jim Dickerson
The budget-making process is one of the more interesting aspects of local government, but as I’ve learned through...