Opinion

Letter to the Editor

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Last Saturday evening while eating dinner, I began to experience a tightening in my chest.

Joe Biden and Henry Hyde

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Of course he was for the Hyde Amendment, the federal law that blocks Medicaid funding from being used for abortion. He even fought against a rape and incest exception. He

Gift giving starts with the thought

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Father’s Day is Sunday. Today, my family is having a get-together to belatedly celebrate May birthdays and upcoming summer birthdays. But the date happened to fall the same weekend as

Young love gives life lessons on self

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Remember young love? The lightning speed with which it strikes? The soaring happiness you feel from one smile, one glance, one brief-but-oh-so-meaningful conversation (like,“Can I borrow your math notes?”)? Remember

Letter to the Editor

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Family offers thanks To the community: Thank you for helping us during this very difficult time. Durning this time of sorrow, we learn how much our family and friends mean

Real X-Men on the way with designer babies

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Soon, some of you will try to make “better babies.” Already, people pay labs to examine embryos so they can pick ones with DNA they like. Some screen for gender

Companies clueless on need for bereavement time

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Dear Annie: My daughter was 14 weeks pregnant when the baby died. The nurse midwives, who were wonderful, sent her home to have the miscarriage and told her it could

The cheapskate gardener

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The only difference between gardeners and cheapskate gardeners is the amount of money they spend to achieve the same results. The truth is, like no other hobby, gardening is actually