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No role for party politics in resolving school crisis

Anyone familiar with the challenges currently confronting our School Board, particularly the fate of

On Faith

Pollyanna found joy amid hardship … what’s so wrong with that?

You probably remember the story by Eleanor Porter of the little girl Pollyanna, orphaned and living

Bonzo

She’s another Little Bit of sunshine in Bonzo’s life

Woof! Another first for me. LAST week I hadda fun innerview with a white Maltese named Little Bit Po

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Teachers are bailing out of our local schools. Why?

More than 500 teachers have left our local schools during the past four years, and 63 percent of the

On Faith

Possibility of good exists even in our imperfections

There is an old legend from India about a servant in the household of a wealthy man whose duties inc

Bonzo

Adorable Miss Little Bit goes over big with Bonzo

I’ve really gotta cut down on the bread! Oops, did I say that out loud? Sorry. It’s just that

My Vero

School Board should fire Superintendent Rendell now!

There’s no sense in wasting words on Tiffany Justice, whose unwavering loyalty to and relentless d

Bonzo

Bonz meets Tucker, an awfully affable Affenpinscher

When Tucker Powers woof-mailed me to request an innerview, he mentioned he was an Affenpinscher so,

On Faith

Fear and depression wilt in the face of fresh perspective

We recently came across an intriguing poem by American author and poet Richelle E. Goodrich. Here is

Bonzo

Bonz meets best buds (big) Bear and (bitsy) Boss

This week I hadda fun innerview with a coupla “brothers,” Bear and Boss McNamee. Bear’s a 9-ye

On Faith

Believe in the power of persistent prayer

One day, at the McNair Discovery Learning Academy, bookkeeper Antoinette Tuff found herself face to

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Surge in auto accidents tied to distracted driving

Two Fridays ago, I was on my way to lunch, driving east on 12th Street and approaching the busy inte