DAVID FARMER
    I grew up and went to school deep in Appalachia, in far Southwest Virginia, near the Tennessee line. While the region is trying to reinvent itself, it still suffers the hangover of the decline of coal and manufacturing, and depopulation. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    Federal courts will run out of money because of the shutdown, but will continue operating with essential personnel. Read More
    RECOVERY ROCKS
    If you haven’t yet seen the Gillette “short film” advertisement about toxic masculinity, I can’t urge you strongly enough to see it – I’ll include a link below. I have three concerns about the video that I think are worth exploring The message comes to us… Read More
    ACT OUT WITH AISLINN
    Though our natural tendency was to skate out, away from the shore, the further we skated, the rougher the ice seemed to get. And while neither of us know much about how ice forms, we surmised that the bumpy pattern may have formed due to the wind. Read More
    THE FROZEN CHOSEN
    Really organized parents even complete the winter idyll with thermoses of hot chocolate and tiny marshmallows. Four year olds, high school students, parents and teachers are all grateful for the outdoor activity and cheer each other on, whether they're scoring goals or hesitantly letting go of the chair back. Read More
    CHECK IN WITH CHARLIE
    ***Tuesday Afternoon Update*** We’re still expecting a significant storm Saturday night through Sunday. Today’s data is suggesting slightly warmer air aloft arriving Sunday.  The change to sleet and possibly freezing  late weekend remains a possibility (esp at the coast). We’re still many days out, and lots of time… Read More
    MCKAY'S FISHING ADVENTURES
    I know myself am going through cabin fever. I am wanting to get out and fish. Lucky we have many shows through out New England that can keep us busy.Here is a small list of my favorites! googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Deer, bear, and moose will all be debated at the legislature this session. Everything from deer baiting to the use of crossbows will be discussed. Here are some of the bill titles and sponsors. Title: An Act To Give the… Read More
    GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
    President Donald Trump has taken pains to hide details of his communications with Russian President Vladimir Putin from his own administration — even going so far as to take notes from his interpreter and order the linguist to stay silent, The Washington Post reported on Saturday. Read More
    JOURNEYS OVER A HOT STOVE
    Quantum physics pays a visit to the ski slopes of northern New Mexico, and a fine recipe for genuine New Mexican green chile stew. (Note that it's chile, not chili.) Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    I expected wonderful, funny, inspiring stories about mothers in Compassionate Journey, subtitled Honoring Our Mothers’ Stories. But these stories are about very difficult and often troubling relationships with mothers, some of whom were mentally ill and very nasty. I came away more thankful than ever for… Read More