July 27, 2017 RSS feed / Opinions

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The work of hands holds the world together

Email, laptops, iMacs, and smart phones Dick Tracy would envy. Hear that noise? It’s a chorus of tapping keys that ranks among the country’s more common workday sounds. Welcome to the Information Age and the kingdom of Knowledge Workers. More...

Book Review

Americanah

A mericanah is a love story, a story with commentary on not only love, but also race, society, immigration, and the human experience, among many others. More...

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Want people to think you’re crazy? ... try eating bugs or scribbling on doors

A teacher asked her class how to prevent diseases caused by biting insects.  “Don’t bite any,” came one little boy’s response.  The last thing most folks would ever do is bite an insect, but there are always exceptio More...

History and tourism make Ireland a favorite destination

BELFAST, Ireland – “Twenty years ago we would not be comfortable driving you here,” Bryan MacMahon, an Irish historian and author, was saying as we were headed to Tralee, Derry (or Londonderry if you prefer), which is roughly 40 mil More...

Weed control in ponds

In the past I have released a few articles focused on common pond issues like algae blooms, pond construction, livestock exclusion, and population management. However, I have not talked very much about pond weeds and how to control them.  More...