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Winning Words

Yesterday’s achievement is tomorrow’s success

One of the greatest pieces of advice that I ever received came from a great friend and mentor earlier in my life. He actually gave me two pieces of advice wrapped up in one life-changing …
Quiet Desperation

Puppy love is in bloom as plants are upstaged

May flowers are on the dining room table. They don’t come from my garden. They come from a grocery store. I was diagnosed with a brown thumb. I once had house plants. Not a lot of them, but enough …
Winning Words

Good, better and best options and outcomes

Whenever I go into an ice cream shop, notice I didn’t say “if” I go into an ice cream shop, it’s when I go into an ice cream shop because anyone who knows me knows it is only a matter of …

Living and Aging Well: CareMaps help you visualize your community of care

The journey of caregiving presents physical, cognitive, emotional, psychosocial, spiritual and financial challenges. Thus, it’s beneficial to consider the potential twists and turns of the …

Winning Words

The most important step to success is step one

Have you ever had this incredible urge and surge to take on a big project or massive idea? You probably know what I mean, the kind of project that when we first think about it we get so excited that …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Vote for Laydon

Vote for Laydon I’m thrilled to vote for Abe Laydon in the Douglas County Republican primary in June. Ballots will be mailed on Monday, June 4. Here are some of the many reasons why Laydon is the …

Letter to the editor: Enough about teacher pay

Enough about teacher pay No, Douglas County property owners should not pay higher taxes for teachers. The recent article “Poll finds most Americans think teachers are underpaid” written by the …
opinion

Letter to the editor: In praise of tax deduction

In praise of tax deduction National Small Business Week was April 30-May 4. It represented an opportunity to celebrate small businesses that have succeeded in today’s competitive and fast-changing …

Letter to the editor: Not a good lesson

Not a good lesson Strike one. I am part of the wave of parents that voted for the teacher-friendly school board in Douglas County over the last two election cycles. My mom was the president of her …

Letter to the editor: Support sensible gun laws

Support sensible gun laws I am pro Second Amendment, I own guns, I hunt and I support common-sense gun laws. “Centrist,” “moderate” and “middle” are not terms that come to mind in the …
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