Just my Thoughts

The Local Press and Proper English

I frequently check the Press and Sun-Bulletin’s web site through out the day to catch local headlines.  Since my readership is early in the morning, there is usally quite a lengthy listing of new postings.  One, in particular, caught my eye this morning.    “NY students to pay higher tuition at Pa. colleges”  My initial thought… Continue reading The Local Press and Proper English

Just my Thoughts · Politics

Anonymity and the First Amendment

My thoughts on this issue began back at the beginning of July.  My local Gannett-run newspaper is attempting to get more “locals” involved and have staffers writing blogs on their site.  On July 2, public service editor Doug Schneider posted about a judge ruling in the lower Hudson Valley of New York on freedom of… Continue reading Anonymity and the First Amendment

Family · Just my Thoughts · Recipes

Zucchini Recipes

The “rabbit” of most gardens, zucchini is started to ripen and there has to be ways to use it.  Here are two of favs!  Both recipes are from allrecipes.com. Zucchini Yogurt Multigrain Muffins 1 ½ cups all-purpose, unbleached flour ¾ cup whole wheat flour ¾ cup oat flour (I use 1 ½ cups whole wheat… Continue reading Zucchini Recipes

Just my Thoughts

Required Service

Yesterday’s local Gannett paper had a reader response bit on whether the US should have a required service period after high school or college.  Here is my response to that question.  I read the call for those comments in the Press & Sun-Bulletin. I then read the responses. I don’t know that required volunteer service… Continue reading Required Service