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Tick According to the website Quora, Petroleum is the most valuable commodity in the history of the world. Annual production value at around $450 billion; to produce, refining, and distribution, … more
When is it time for someone to start taking responsibility for their actions? I have never accepted the fact that some people do bad things due to their upbringing. I have always thought that at … more
Monday morning, I looked out my living room window hoping the weatherman missed the forecast and we were going to miss the snow.   No such luck.   It was starting to … more
I will be the first one to say that family time is important. Unfortunately, it seems that family time is hard to come by during the week, and it is becoming just as hard on the weekend. As fate … more
  There are hundreds of recipes to prepare chicken, but sometimes I get in a rut, making the same thing again and again.   To break the routine I decided it was time to sort through … more
    Staring down at the white paper place with a half-eaten hotdog soaked in catsup sitting next to a pile of potato chips, my 10-year-old mind couldn’t bring harmony to the … more
Jason Redding-Geu Lyons Mirror-Sun   Parents fighting in front of their kids. Should this not happen or does it matter? Now I am not talking about an all-out screaming and kicking … more
How is everyone doing with their new year’s resolutions?  I haven’t committed to what changes I have planned for myself in 2021!  The tradition of making personal resolutions … more
Often accompanied by a wink, the phrase “Vote early and vote often,” is believed to have originated in the early 19thcentury in the United States.  It received more notoriety nearly … more
Ever since April of last year, many people have been struggling financially from COVID-related problems.  For one reason or the other, they couldn’t go to work so they didn’t have … more
The start of the upcoming year has brought about some beautiful scenes, with nature’s paintbrush creating frosted trees and sparkling landscapes. For those of us living in the village of … more
Hopefully any of you who are reading this, the last week of 2020 will agree that “no news is good news”, because I have nothing to write about this week.  All of my time this past … more
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