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Humility is tricky. On the one hand, you don’t want to look like a jerk by taking all the credit when the boss says “Nice work on the executive Powerpoint presentation.” On the other hand, the “aw, shucks” response when someone appreciates something about you says to the world “feel free to …

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OUR POSITION: The South Florida Water Management District may have sabotaged newly elected Gov. Ron DeSantis’ promise to expedite a fix for Lake Okeechobee runoff.

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The hospital technician sat directly across from me armed with a needle to inject a radio-active substance into my veins in preparation for a thyroid scan. Before beginning her needlework, she asked for the date of my birth.

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I received a phone call from Arcadia’s mayor. Judy Wertz-Strickland wanted to know if I might be interested in a School of Government class, actually the first-ever such class. She explained to me that for one day our class of six volunteers would be visiting and touring the water treatment …

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Humility is tricky. On the one hand, you don’t want to look like a jerk by taking all the credit when the boss says “Nice work on the executive Powerpoint presentation.” On the other hand, the “aw, shucks” response when someone appreciates something about you says to the world “feel free to …

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Hello, everyone. My name is Nalana Walls, I am a survivor. I’ve been abused, by others and by my worst enemy, me ... but I have endured.

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There is no shortage of news to be concerned about these days. While we’re still in the throes of last week’s election aftermath and as California is burning down, we still have thousands of foreign folks marching hundreds of miles towards our country and against the wishes of those who want…

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Poets and preachers have long pointed out the similarities between the seasons of the year and of life. In effect, we’re all born in January and immediately start heading toward December. Along the way we’re initiated into life’s realities by the cold winds of winter, welcomed by the strikin…

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When someone points an AK-47 rifle at you, there’s only one response. If you’re armed, you shoot, hoping your shot hits home first.

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Has there ever been a person in the history of mankind who has actually enjoyed being on a diet? If so, I’d like to meet him. And then I’d give him a good whack upside his head. Self-inflicted torture is what it is, and here I am, victimizing myself once again. Alas.

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Medicare supplement insurance (Medigap) helps pay some of the out-of-pocket health care costs that Original Medicare (Parts A and B) doesn’t pay. It isn’t a government benefit, like Parts A and B. Plans are offered through private insurance companies. It’s your decision whether to buy a plan…

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Got the call from Chris he had four green stickers on his weekly report card and that he was being pardoned by his daddy for a visit with Nana. God bless my son. Friday afternoon I got in the car and went to get my little guy.

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You snagged that great job at the hot new tech startup where they play ping-pong on scooters. Congratulations! Your title is probably something like “chief dreamer,” “director of awesome,” or something else vague and millennial-friendly. Now you get an email from the HR director (whose busin…

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He was a college student struggling with honest questions about life here and hereafter. His search had taken him away from the childhood beliefs instilled by his parents. Intriguing philosophical and cultic arguments appealed to his desire to be known to his supposed intellectual friends as…

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“I always correct people when they call an initialism that is not an acronym an acronym. Although, I think I come across a bit like a snob or a jerk, or both.” —Rick, Fishers, Ind.

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About a third of people eligible for Medicare have opted to get their benefits through a Medicare Advantage plan (Part C). These plans are offered by private health insurance companies approved by the federal government. Medicare Advantage plans combine doctor and hospital coverage in one pl…

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