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With the creation this week of Juneteenth as a national holiday, I have seen several posts that, though meaning well in celebrating the day, have made mistakes about the history. Even my own college …

June is National Reunification Month, when we celebrate families who have been separated by the child welfare system but succeeded in reuniting. The Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Program, which represents …

More than 200,000 Florida high school seniors recently concluded a uniquely challenging school year - and many will soon face a new set of challenges that come with adulthood, from leasing an …

Maybe I am getting old. I remember when TV and water were free and pornography cost money. I remember when LGBT meant a lettuce, guacamole, bacon and tomato sandwich. My generation can actually …

While Ron Hart is most likely sincere in his world view, [ See “Fauci needs to go, common sense needs to be invited in,” The Star and Times, June 3, 2021 ], he is just wrong and I need to take …

Coach John Camp would get right in your face. He could be a bit intimidating. And you talk about relentless…When he realized I couldn’t dribble worth a flip with my left hand he went to guarding …

Now that Joe Biden and the Democrats are ensconced in Washington, the COVID pandemic is suddenly over. Red states that did not have as many Draconian laws imposed on them by their Republican leaders …

Whether Warren Spahn was on the mound or in World War II trenches, his opponents agreed that no one was tougher.Spahn’s 363 career wins are the most of any left-hander (he won 75 games after his …

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the 80-year-old, lifelong Washington bureaucrat, has been wrong on COVID about as much as he has been right. Yet he projects being wrong with the same conviction as when he …

I don’t know what age exactly you have to be to realize there is a price to pay to live in the United States of America. It varies I’m sure with different folks. And some sadly, never …

“Forgiveness is the fragrance of the flower that lingers on the heel that crushed it.”My plan was to attend graduate school but Uncle Sam had another plan, so I joined the Unites States of …

I don’t remember graduating from kindergarten. But I bet you we had ice cream and Miss Katie hugged each one of us. I’m not too far out on a limb here. Two of Miss Katie’s all-time favorite …

Do you and your spouse have such terrible arguments that you feel lost and depressed?Have you been in a bad place in your marriage for so long that you sometimes wish God didn’t speak so much …

This is how you elegantly end a marriage, by releasing a classy statement: “Over the last 27 years, we have raised three incredible children and built a foundation that works all over the …

Gas prices and inflation shoot up, there is trouble in Iran, crime is increasing and we have commodity shortages, “economic malaise,” problems at the border and lines at the gas stations. Wow, …

Will Rogers died in a plane crash on August 15, 1935, near Point Barrow, Alaska. On August 16, 1935, in New York City, Patsy Montana and the Prairie Ramblers recorded “I Want to Be a Cowboy’s …

Your loved one or friend suffers from chronic depression, and you’d do anything for them. But sometimes you wonder if you’re doing more harm than good.Besides feeling as if almost everything you …

The 2021 Legislative session has come to an end with the ceremonial drop of the hankie for “Sine Die.” We won’t be gone for long, as legislators will be returning to Tallahassee in a few short …

I stood in line behind a young lady at the “Just Love Coffee Café” in Nolensville, Tennessee, trying to get a better look at the tattoo running down her left forearm… without looking like I …

Responding to recent articles in The Star regarding student loans and proposals to “forgive” the same, a review of facts is in order.First, it’s crucial to understand that student loans are …

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