|
|
|
Morning Sun
    • COLUMNS

  • The latest news columns from local and syndicated writers.
Posted at 12:00 PM

DEAR ABBY: I am a single woman who raised three kids on one average income. They are all grown and on their own now. I still save and have a tight budget, but now I can spend some money on travel. I have opportunities to travel with friends and do it as often as I can afford.The problem is my brother-in-law and sister love to tease, and they tell everyone that I'm "the rich sister." Abby, I am far from rich. I have asked them both to stop and told them their teasing hurts my feelings...

Posted Nov 25, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Sometimes our biggest mistakes teach the greatest lessons. Pundits, pollsters, and reporters in Kansas all learned an important lesson about our state’s electorate in 2014. August’s primary elections strongly suggested an electorate...

Posted Nov 25, 2014 at 11:00 AM

I want a brand new house/On an episode of Cribs/And a bathroom I can play baseball in/And a king size tub big enough/For 10 plus me--NicklebackI’ve come up with a new, mathematically sound way to make money...

Posted Nov 24, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Over the years I’ve been accused of sometimes being excessively maudlin in my writings here. (Just in case you’re not familiar with the word, it means “overly sentimental”.)I plead guilty to the...

Posted Nov 24, 2014 at 10:30 AM

About noon, I headed for my little cabin on the creek, about 25 miles to the north. It was beautiful and peaceful, without a blaze orange jacket in any direction, on any horizon. Not a sound except the crackling of the fire in the fireplace. The...

Posted Nov 24, 2014 at 9:30 AM

Before too long all the fallen leaves will have been raked up and the last trip over the lawn made with the mower. Now it’s time to prepare the mower for winter storage.The preparation begins with a thorough cleaning of the mower.

Posted Nov 23, 2014 at 2:00 PM

As motorists fuel up for their annual trip to grandmother’s house, they’re likely to be thankful for the cheapest gas in more than four years. With gasoline futures trading near $2.01 per gallon on Friday, nationwide prices at the...

Posted Nov 23, 2014 at 10:15 AM

Travel out to the fields of Kansas during November and you’ll see farmers wrapping up fall harvest. Combines chomp through fields of corn, milo, soybeans and sunflowers eager to dump the bountiful crops into waiting trucks and grain carts...

Posted Nov 22, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Are you tired of starting the New Year with a pile of debt that remains from holiday shopping? Here are a few suggestions for stretching your holiday dollars and managing your money and resources throughout the season and into the New...

Posted Nov 22, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Bill Cosby's career has been deeply rooted in the possibilities and protections provided by freedom of speech.The legendary comedian and actor's career began with landmark comedy routines in which he tackled sensitive racial subjects. He...

Posted Nov 18, 2014 at 1:00 PM

It seems every observer of politics has strongly-held opinions regarding the Nov. 4 election results, but which ones hold up when compared with actual data?Claim 1: Democrats lost because wealthy Republicans “bought” the...

NEXT 10  »
«  PREV 10
    • Events Calendar