Finding the Christmas Spirit

December arrived, along with countless advertising deals for shopping days left before the big day… but what about that warm fuzzy feeling you should have at this time of year? For some… it brings added stress and thoughts of preparation become ove … [Read more...]

Things I Am Thankful For

During the Thanksgiving holiday, we focus on our blessings and express our gratitude to God for them. However, thanks should be on our lips every day. We can never say thank you enough to parents, friends, leaders, and especially to God. When … [Read more...]

Out Like a Light

There is one big reason he sun goes down every day, it is so it gets dark. In darkness we sleep. It is dark, quiet, calm; all the things that go along with sleeping. Unless you have one of the light people living in your house. Those nocturnal … [Read more...]

States can do a better job of savings endangered species and jobs, too

The Endangered Species Act (ESA) of 1973 was intended to protect the grand and noble eagles, bears, whooping cranes and condors, but it has turned into a tool for self-styled environmental groups to wipe productive human endeavors from private and … [Read more...]

The smartest person in the world

Last week’s executive order by the President was a slap in the face for all those who immigrated legally into our country. It was a slap in the face to our entry level workers and to our citizens who pay taxes. Those who waited in line and came h … [Read more...]

Beyond Obamacare… what?

The Affordable Care Act – a.k.a. “Obamacare’ – has figured prominently in the recent election. On top of well-publicized technical shortcomings the program has been presented as an attempt to replace the U.S. “free market” health care system with “soc … [Read more...]

A Different Kind of Language #SocialMedia

Today’s social media like Facebook and Twitter offers its very own language #hashtagsubjectline. For those of you unfamiliar with this hashtag, it really is nothing but a pound sign, most commonly found on the telephone (cellphone for most these d … [Read more...]


There are too many types of art in the world to discuss in this space. So I have chosen one that we can all claim we are artistic at.  Waving.  Yes waving is an art.  A lot of painting, sculpting, dancing can be a bit highbrow. For us regular folks, w … [Read more...]

Take time to be thankful

By Rob Gardner Have you ever had one of those days when everything just seems to go wrong? You have been healthy all of your life and suddenly you are lying in a hospital bed wondering why me? That was me earlier this year. I have run 25 … [Read more...]

Think tank offers road map for Nevada lawmakers

The state of Nevada — for the first time since before the Great Depression — has a Republican governor and Republican majorities in both the Assembly and state Senate, as well as all the statewide elective offices, providing an opportunity to finally … [Read more...]