Be a Red Cross volunteer

Got some time on your hands? Maybe you want to step up and help make a difference in your community and, yes, the nation. I know someone who needs you...

April 16th, 2017 |  


Where do your tax dollars go?

When Americans file their taxes, it’s natural to wonder, “Where do my tax dollars go? What do they fund? And what don’t they fund?&#...

April 16th, 2017 |  


Get your benefit statement online

Get your benefit statement online

Social Security is with you through life’s journey, putting you in control of your finances and future. With this in mind, we have made getting ...

April 16th, 2017 |  


Get a firm grip on the bed rail

Get a firm grip on the bed rail

We were returning home from a family house-boating trip on Dale Hollow Lake. There was close to a dozen of us in three vehicles. I was driving my anci...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Don’t let fear keep you from living

Don’t let fear keep you from living

The first time I met Dr. Darrell was in December of 2013; after my heart attack, and before my open-heart surgery. He walked into my room in the Cardi...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Federalism formula, US role keys to stabilizing Syria

In the wake of the U.S. air strikes on a Syrian airfield, Team Trump can’t seem to agree on what comes next.It’s hard to fathom whether th...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Reflecting on Lincoln

The lowly penny and the $5 bill are dedicated to the quintessential American icon, Abraham Lincoln.Our 16th president preserved the Union through the ...

April 14th, 2017 |  


San Cosme del Tucson

San Cosme del Tucson

When in Tucson, if you’ve been to Toro Loco and you understand – burrito, taco, ensalada, frijole, caldo, arroz, and huevo, then you can e...

April 13th, 2017 |  


The War on Drugs is back

Looks like the War on Drugs is back.The Washington Post reported Sunday that the new attorney general, Jeff Sessions, is preparing a return to the sam...

April 12th, 2017 |  


The unfriendly skies

Few business seem to be more under the thumb of bean counters than the major U.S. airlines: Seats and leg room shrink, baggage fees are imposed and ru...

April 12th, 2017 |