As a Columbia County resident who will not be directly affected by the school rezoning, I felt compelled to express my opinion on the situation if for no other reason than to share a different perspective, a perspective that is without emotion attached or bias for my child or own perso...
It was the second game of the night, the first being the junior varsity game that our third son is on. I'm only telling you all this to put into perspective just how often we darken the door of a gym. It's wonderful and fun and I love every minute of it.
Some lessons in life are very expensive.
For any of us, a momentary lapse in judgement can bring down a mountain of pain and suffering on our heads and even on those around us.
People do stupid things. If you aren't familiar with that truism, I suggest you read the newspaper a little more often.
Still, the stupid acts we commit are our own and belong to no one else. That also is true, though many try to forget that and pass off the blame to a troubled home or other difficult circumstances.
When the news of the massacre at the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo hit the airwaves and internet last week, many were quick to take up the banner of freedom of expression, proclaiming “Je suis Charlie” or “I am Charlie” as a tribute to the slaughtered artists and writers at the infamous sat...