Category: Opinion

What are you Thankful for?

November 23, 2011 | 2 Comments
What are you Thankful for?

With Thanksgiving around the corner for many of us, let’s enumerate the things we are thankful for.  Happy to be around family? Lucky to have friends you can count on? Fortunate to have a good job in a topsy-turvy economy? Tell it. Say it. Write it. We are blessed in so many ways.  Tell us […]

Economic Development in Wausa, is it Good Enough?

February 11, 2011 | 1 Comment
Economic Development in Wausa, is it Good Enough?

Economic Development is defined as any effort or undertaking which aids in the growth of the economy.  Is there a flaw in the development of our area by spending money and time convincing outsiders that Wausa is great?  Wouldn’t that money be better spent on the locals who are here and already know it’s great? […]

Watch Stand Up to Cancer this Friday

September 8, 2010 | No Comments
Watch Stand Up to Cancer this Friday

I can tell you from a very personal experience that the current cancer research system and curative practice is very broke.  Insurance companies dictate what treatments a patient receives.  Researchers fight for moneys available in grant form and in order to compete they must show results.   In order to show results they only choose people they […]

Wausa, Kid Friendly

March 25, 2010 | 1 Comment
Wausa, Kid Friendly

My “Bleacher Behind” will have a reprieve as the last basketball tournament for my kids was last weekend.  Going to games is really a lot of fun.  As I sat and contemplated what I would do this weekend with the newly acquired free-time, I realized how lucky we are in Wausa. Wausa has the normal […]

Sick, but Not of the Weather

March 5, 2010 | No Comments
Sick, but Not of the Weather

This has been a long week, not because of the weather but because of the illness! Yes, after surviving all winter without being sick now when the weather starts to become nice I am laid up. Coughing, sneezing, fever and achy joints have laid me up since Tuesday. I thought that the flu season was […]