IF YOU DON’T DO THE RESEARCH – Marilyn Armstrong

RDP Sunday - Mentor I never think of myself as having had mentors. I suppose I thought they were supposed to announce themselves or wear an ID that said "Mentor" on it. They were the teachers that listened to me. Who really read the papers I wrote and didn't give me an automatic "A" because … Continue reading IF YOU DON’T DO THE RESEARCH – Marilyn Armstrong

WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?

The Senior Issue, by Rich Paschall Recently a friend of mine commented that if Congress cut Social Security and Medicare, they will see a lot of angry seniors vote them out of office.  Many Republicans promised to do just that before the last election.  If they have control of both houses, they almost certainly will … Continue reading WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?

WHY YOUR VOTE REALLY DOES MATTER – Marilyn Armstrong

I hear a lot from many people, including in my own family, that "my vote doesn't matter." The reasons given range from "I live in the country and it's just the votes in the cities that make the difference." There's some truth in that and it is frustrating, particularly on a local level. Then I … Continue reading WHY YOUR VOTE REALLY DOES MATTER – Marilyn Armstrong

WILDFLOWERS AND SOME AUTUMN LEAVES – Marilyn Armstrong

FOTD – November 4, 2018 Photos: Garry & Marilyn Armstrong We had a serious wind and rain storm last night and this morning. Big limbs all over the driveway. Watching the oaks wave in the wind ... which is actually kind of eerie. Those oaks are big (tall!) trees. When they fall, they take down … Continue reading WILDFLOWERS AND SOME AUTUMN LEAVES – Marilyn Armstrong