Reading And 'Riting Are My Favorite Leisure Pastimes
"The difference between the right word and almost the right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug." Mark Twain Two of the three Rs (reading and 'riting) go together like bread and butter, particularly in my profession.
Encouraging Back-To-School Speech Deserves Cheers Not Jeers
After all was said and done, the nation's school children didn't riot or go home whimpering about President Barack Obama's speech to them on Tuesday. There wasn't one trace of politics in the allegedly controversial remarks, just some serious talk about the importance of an education and a friendly welcome back for a new school year from the nation's leader.
Respect For Firefighters Grows After Smoky Close Encounter
Long before September 11, 2001, I respected and admired New York City's firefighters for their steely nerves and dauntless courage.
Don't Let Our High Tech Passion Pollute The World
E nvironmental issues have been a cause for serious concern across the globe for several decades because they affect every man, woman and child on Earth. In addition to global warming, which tops the list of ecological problems, one that will likely draw more awareness and deserves an urgency boost in the next decade is electronic waste.