Parrots In Hicksville

I’ve often remarked about the beautiful wildlife that we’ve seen in Hicksville. Most folks know about the beautiful hawk that inhabits the trees at...

Veteran Affairs

Senate Passes Defense Bill The Senate passed S. 4049, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 (NDAA). This legislation includes a VFW-supported provision...

Going Postal

As a member of the U.S. Air Force during the 1970s, I was a driver stationed in Germany and I moved the mail. After...

My Kingdom For A Clean Floor

Do you know anyone who has a great cleaning tip? Someone who seems to understand the ins and outs of having a super-clean home,...

Damn The Torpedoes

Throughout our lives, we hear many different words and phrases that seem to take hold in our everyday vocabulary. As a journalist, I have...

The Robin Who Stole The Blackberries

Gardening is one of those wonderful pastimes that brings joy and a sense of relaxation to the avid gardener. It’s been said that weeding...

Looking Over The Precipice To Retirement

Last week, I glanced over at my dining room table and smiled. Over the years, that table had hosted countless gatherings of family and...

Veterans Affairs

Legislation Introduced To Preserve 48-Hour Claims Review Representatives Colin Allred (D-TX) and John Hagedorn(R-MN) introduced VFW-supported H.R. 7443, The Veterans Claims Transparency Act. This important...

Empty Nest

For the past week or so, I’ve noticed an increase in “nature babies” that have taken up residence in our yard. Just last week...

It’s In The Giving That We Receive

Last weekend, I took a ride over to Mom’s house for a visit with social distancing. Our new normal consists of Hubby and me...