If you turn on the news, you will find one story after another about murder, drugs, theft and other crimes. These incidents are not only happening in big cities; rural areas and small towns are dealing with an increasing amount of crime.

When Joe Biden says he's running for president, he means it literally. He likes to be seen jogging around at his various campaign events. Obviously, that's his way of showing that at 76, he's not too old for the grueling physical and mental challenges of being POTUS. But it does raise a ques…

With all the rain we have enjoyed, endured and encountered this summer, I must say the wildflowers have bloomed with great bounty.

It’s that time of the year again when summertime store displays change and parents begin filling shopping carts with glue bottles, wide-ruled paper, crayon boxes, flashy backpacks, trendy lunch boxes and a variety of specific items on school supply shopping lists.

It has become routine: President Donald Trump spends a golfing break at one of his properties. Tragically, horrific gun massacres also have become part of the routine, two of them just the other weekend, one of them clearly the consequence of a white supremacist who had gone over the edge, a…

I was surprised when the locusts in the yard serenaded me this morning while I swept the front porch. Their song is one we usually hear in the evenings, a little later in the summer.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is playing a sophisticated game. Since her Democrats took the House, she's the one who has steadfastly fought off a hasty plunge into the impeachment of President Donald Trump. In the process, she has appeared to resist the more volatile factions in her caucus, par…

The top two movies now showing in theaters are “The Lion King” in the No. 1 spot having earned $350 million domestically and “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” trailing at No. 2, having earned $40.4 million. A slight $309.6 million difference.

I know. It is hot! The once flooded gardens and yards and fields are cracked and dry. The sun is baking everything like French fries and making them soggy with humidity. It is perfect weather for the cicadas to start their buzzing.