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What’s Left?

May 13th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Opinion

This Friday night is the BHS Class of 2015 graduation - starts at 7:30 p.m. at Bro. Erwin Stadium. Congratulations to the graduates! I hope that your memory of your time in Beebe - if you are going somewhere else - will be a pleasant one.  Work hard and take advantage of your opportunities!  You [...]



What’s Left?

May 6th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Opinion

When I was thinking about what to write about for this week, I thought, sure - I’ll write about Mother’s Day (it’s this Sunday)!  But, I decided it would be more  interesting to see what I wrote about in this column a few years back. I went to May 11, 2006 and here is what [...]



What’s Left?

Apr 29th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Opinion

I had an unusual experience last Sunday. When I came home from church there was a baby armadillo at my side door. It was trying to burrow into a hay bale I had sitting there for my cats to sun themselves on. The baby was so cute. It was about 6” long and if you’ve [...]



What’s Left?

Apr 22nd, 2015 | By admin | Category: Opinion

I was reading my son’s Popular Science magazine the other day and they had the ten greatest inventions of the year featured.  Here they are: a plane that folds into a car; a needle-free vaccination; a Braille printer born from LEGO; personal pollution monitor; hands-on virtual reality; a self-balancing vehicle; an artificial reef for any [...]



What’s Left?

Apr 15th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Opinion

I had a picture of a beautiful male bluebird on the front page of the paper last week. We have been so happy watching him and his “wife” building a next in our bluebird box out in our backyard. However….and you knew this was coming, right - Saturday afternoon, we noticed a circle of little [...]



What’s Left?

Apr 8th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Opinion

A week or so ago, I took five of my office cats home to live with me. I felt sorry for them living in the back of the office and not having a window to look out all the time. They did get to come out in the regular part of the office when we [...]



What’s Left?

Apr 2nd, 2015 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Last night I watched a 2-hr. documentary by Ken Burns on Cancer:  The Emperor of all Maladies. This first night - I think there are three parts to it - was about the beginning of cancer diagnoses and the doctors and scientists who have worked on finding a cure over the past century. The main [...]



What’s Left?

Mar 18th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Opinion

I’m trying to write this column with a 25 lb. cat in my lap with my laptop way out on my knees. So….here goes. I should be used to doing this but it seems changing your typing positioning never gets easier.
So the kids are out on Spring Break next week. I hope the weather will [...]



What’s Left?

Mar 11th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Opinion

I was at the School Board meeting last night when they decided to make up 5 of our 7 snow day absences by extending the school day from March 16-May 1. It will add one hour a day - 15 minutes in the morning and 45 minutes in the afternoon. I think of all the [...]



What’s Left?

Mar 4th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Got a short column this week - hope you are having a great week - maybe preparing for some more bad weather on Wednesday….
Daylight Saving Time starts this Sunday, March 8 at 2 a.m. You will Spring forward (and lose an hour of sleep).
I hope we have some pretty snow Wednesday but no power outages [...]