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“Rescue Roanoke Now” Candidates Embraced By Roanoke Citizens

Under Rescue Roanoke Now, Mayoral candidate David Bowers and two City Council candidates, property developer Nick Hagen and veteran / businessman, Jim Garrett were embraced by a crowd on...

BOB BROWN: The Law of Love

“Love” means many things to many people. Like other important terms, we can find specific...

RANDY HUFF: Life, Love and Our Search For Meaning

Life is a bank of memories that pays priceless dividends forever. Or at least for...

ROBERT L. MARONIC: Why Do I Dislike Joe Biden So Much?

I am neither a Democrat nor a Republican. If Joe Biden is the Democratic presidential...

MIKE KEELER: It May Not Solve All The World’s Problems, But . . .

If the day’s news has got you down, what you need is a jolt of...

Skiing in Fishburn Park

As I tighten my grip on the thick rope my oversized mittens wring cold water. The rope continues to run through my hands until...

The Recipe of the Week from the Happy Chef: Basil Pesto Pizza

Last week I ate this almost every day for lunch! Just make one pizza, refrigerate it and get out one slice or two...

Being Snowbound With Teens Not for the Faint of Heart

Generally, I am not a big fan of houseguests, particularly those of the overnight variety.  Relatives excluded, visitors strewn about the house tend to...

Real Change for the New Year

How is your New Year’s resolution going?  Have you gotten back into the gym yet? Are you still avoiding that cup of coffee or...

The Best Laid Plans…

“The best- laid plans of mice and men / Go oft awry" .. Robert Burns , To a Mouse When our son...

Of Tots and Terrorism

The smoke is clearing . . . at least it seems to be happening.  The entire furor of the holidays has quieted. No missing...