Author: Deb Segelitz

I grew up a couple of hours’ drive away from the Atlantic Ocean. The sea and everything on it and in it never encroached upon my consciousness much, apart from trips “down the shore”...

Some of you will know that I often rage against the sheer screw-uppery of NHS Highland (NHS = National Health Service), and with good reason. On the whole I think the NHS is brilliant...

Here it is!  My 50th (!!) article for aNewsCafe’, inspired by your questions, comments, and ideas.  There was a wide range of requests, fortunately some overlapping, so I shall do my best.  I answered...

My husband and I were grocery shopping the other day.  As we rounded the end of the produce aisle a tall, dapper gentleman in a lovely tweed jacket smiled at us in such a...

Ah, February!  Advertisers have had a chance to catch their collective breath after the festive season, and once again they bombard us all with Things To Buy That Prove Your Love.  At Christmastime the...

It’s been a while since I’ve told you about some of the characters or “worthies” as they’re often called, from our former village.  Some I’ve known, and some I’ve only heard stories about. In...

December already?  How?  This morning the car door was frozen shut and I actually had to put on a jacket when we went out, which is rare for me.  Just like that, the festive...

First things first:  great big happy congratulations to aNewsCafe on the success of the first online auction to benefit students affected by the Carr Fire (and the Camp Fire)!  I watched the bidding with...