Category: Opinion

poppies John Kalinowski

April 1 was the day I decided to “Cut the Cord and Run.” Two months without a television; two months of feeling more productive, engaged, fulfilled. More reading, more writing, more friends, more fun, more...

A hospital 'selfie' taken before Sem's inconclusive kidney biopsy.  We are smiling but our eyes tell the truth.

When I started writing for A News Cafe it was my intention to focus on village life, local residents, and the history and culture of the Highlands, with my “personal” life coming second.  Recently,...

Hazel Creek lede

Hazel was a rescue dog, found in a litter of abandoned puppies in a field in Stockton, mixture of breeds unknown. She was a difficult dog in many ways. As an example, she was...

gears morgefile

Life is a system… “a set of connected parts forming a complex whole.” You are in and of yourself a system, part of many other systems – family, friends, business, government… every relationship you...