On such chances are worlds changed forever
This summer marks the 100th anniversary of a man who changed our world’s history forever.
His name was Gavrilo Princip. Was he important?
Without him there probably would have been no Adolf Hitler, no Holocaust, no communist takeover in Russia, no World War II.
Is it possible for one person to change history on that scale?
Unfortunately, yes. Full Story
In memory of my 16-year old cat, Carmen
I wrote this column in January of 2005. I am reprinting it now in memory of my oldest cat Carmen, who finally crossed that bridge yesterday.
Another significance of a sixteen year old cat? My relationship with her was the longest relationship I’ve ever had.
By the way, 2005 was also the year I was diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis, that was the enemy I was speaking of. Full Story
Freezing credit report
Do you recommend a credit freeze in order to protect against identity theft?
Eric Dear Eric, Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
‘He’s good at making a fool of himself...’
Frequently, it’s confounding and confusing to get terms and descriptions separated by generation, particularly if you’re passing the three-quarters of a century mark.
For instance, what’s hilarious to me is not necessarily funny to my 32-year-old son. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
Don’t open your wallet, or computer, for scam
The telephone scam received this week is almost ridiculous. The scammer is asking to fix the errors on a computer located inside a home.
The technician calls to inform the computer owner of the virus attacks that left the computer in a crash probability in the very near future. Full Story
Three questions (and answers) on the budget
Milam County’s proposed new budget is based on a 2.3- cent tax rate, has 2.75-percent raise for county employees and commits all of our reserve fund (about $900,000).
Several public information meetings have been scheduled (see story page 1A). The budget is online at www.milamcounty.net.
I can think of at least 3 questions that I’d better have an answer for: Full Story