This Month’s FEATURES

A Most Important Right

Who will be the President of the United States in 2032? Will future leaders be benevolent and uphold their solemn oath to “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution,” or will they seek to undermine it, either for want of power or some misguided notion that their role is to rule rather than serve?  How will […]

It’s My Birthday

July 29th is my birthday. Please don’t buy me anything… expensive. Truth be told, I don’t expect a big fuss for my birthday anymore. However, I do truly enjoy the “Likes” and “Comments” made on Facebook throughout the day, thank you Mark Zuckerberg. Since my birthday falls on a Friday this year, I’ll likely go […]

I Love a Parade—And Fireworks

Is there anyone out there in reader land who does not love a parade, especially one with fireworks?  Can you resist the music of marching bands, brightly costumed marchers, and skyrockets of every color and design?  If so, you have our deepest sympathy (and loosen up). Some parades honor national groups in the U.S., such […]

Mozart the Master

“Before God and as an honest man, I tell you that your son is the greatest composer known to me either in person or by name.”                        — Joseph Haydn to Leopold Mozart Of all the great, talented and famous composers, perhaps the most naturally gifted of them all was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Even today, after […]




The Salsa Dance

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Weeds, Tomatoes and Trees

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America: Imagine the World without Her

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Nerve Blocks and Steroid Injections

Anesthesiologists have been performing nerve blocks for surgical anesthesia … [Read More...]

Don’t Let Sciatica Ruin Your Game

The condition known as Sciatica is one of the most common conditions that … [Read More...]


2016 Mazda CX-5

I was talking yesterday with a young lady in her late 20s and the next … [Read More...]

He Said/She Said with Robin and Shawn

Dear SSHS, I’ve been dating a guy exclusively for nearly three months, … [Read More...]

Summer Cleansing

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Rogers & Hammerstein

"There's a bright golden haze in the meadow," are the opening lyrics to the … [Read More...]

Happy Independence Day & More

Without question, July is one of my favorite months. It’s a time of simple … [Read More...]

He Said/She Said with Robin and Shawn

Dear SSHS, I have guests in my home quite regularly, and I’m getting fed … [Read More...]