It is human nature for people not to like being told what they can or can’t do. The same also makes folks want to push the envelope when it comes to doing what is right and wrong.

Lankford applauds court decisions

This week the U.S. Supreme Court released two 7-2 decisions today upholding the First Amendment right to the free exercise of religion.

Dog treats have changed my life

My husband, Peter, and I miss having a dog. I see a lot of dogs on the trail during my daily hike, and so Peter (who is always full of good ideas –usually about things I should do) suggested I carry dog treats.

July 11, 2020 is the 193rd day of 2020 and the 22nd day of summer.

Reader needs specific motivation to get in shape

DEAR HARRIETTE: I have a friend who posts on social media regularly. Over the past few months, he has lost about 40 pounds. He works out every day and looks amazing. I am inspired by him — but not enough to actually get up and do anything for myself.

As we watched the Red Skelton show on our black and white television more than 50 years ago, I can remember my father telling me to pay attention to Skelton as he explained the Pledge of Allegiance word by word.

Washington, D.C., may be the next state

The drive to make Washington, D.C., a state has been a favorite of some Democrats for years. Why wouldn't it be? If enacted, a new state, formed from deepest-blue D.C., would create two new Democratic senators and one new Democratic member of the House. For a Democrat, what's not to like?

Worried about where we are heading

“ Here is the truth ... From us there is nothing except ingratitude." Those words come from a sermon from Saint Junipero Serra, founder of the California missions.