There is a difference of opinion in my house about eating citrus. My husband was taught by his mother to peel all of the white stuff from the outside ...

January 24th, 2019 |  


Real reason people are worried about Justice Ginsburg’s health

Real reason people are worried about Justice Ginsburg’s health

Many people are panicked about Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s health. In fact, they are beside themselves.“If it were possible, would you subtract ...

January 23rd, 2019 |  


Offer we couldn’t refuse

Offer we couldn’t refuse

It’s not every day someone comes up to you and says, “We want you to buy our house.” But, back in 1958, those exact words were said ...

January 23rd, 2019 |  



Tale of Orion lives on

Tale of Orion lives on

The winter months are the cruelest months for stargazing. For days and weeks on end, the snow-laden clouds block the view of the brilliant and beautif...

January 22nd, 2019 |  


DCDL is here to help

DCDL is here to help

Assuming that nothing will happen between this writing and its publishing, the government shutdown has now been in effect for 28 days. Individuals are...

January 19th, 2019 |  


MLK’s last fight for freedom of assembly

“I’ve seen the Promised Land. I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight, that we, as a people, will get to the Promised...

January 18th, 2019 |  


After watching a home improvement show on television, I was left with the impression that carbohydrate foods were taboo. The realtor bad-mouthed carbs...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Love of trains

Love of trains

When I was growing up on the farm in the late 50s and 60s, we lived very close to the C&O railroad tracks.Our farm did not quite butt up to the tr...

January 16th, 2019 updated: January 16th, 2019. |  


Lunar eclipse is worth staying up for

Lunar eclipse is worth staying up for

I usually jump with excitement at the chance of announcing a total eclipse of the moon. This time, I have serious reservations, based partly on the da...

January 14th, 2019 |  


Life of Mrs. Hamilton

Life of Mrs. Hamilton

In Laura Kamoie and Stephanie Dray’s novel “My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton,” the authors explore the life and ...

January 12th, 2019 |