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Dear Annie

Dear Annie: Because of the pandemic, people have cleared the shelves of many food items, including flour and prepared foods. After those were wiped out, they started buying up gluten-free foods, leaving those with food allergies with limited products to buy. They don’t need that ...

Taking note: Looking forward

A technicolor sunset I watched from a small cabin along the Keweenaw Peninsula’s western Lake Superior shoreline last summer; the teal gown and prismatic star pendant I wore during my own high school graduation a decade ago; the euphoria of seeing the vibrant greenery and cool blue waters of ...

What Joe Biden doesn’t have to do right now

Joe Biden has not been loudly beating up on President Donald Trump for his pathetic performance during the coronavirus crisis. The pandemic has already killed over 80,000 Americans and cratered the economy. And the United States has become an object of international pity. “Why is Biden ...

Protect your family from Dr. Fauci

This Mother’s Day weekend, my family defied government pandemania. We drove out east from Colorado Springs to the tiny town of Calhan for a lovely little hike in the purple-and-gold-hued Paint Mines archeological district. Unmasked, we basked in the sunshine, fresh air and freedom. The park ...

Helping brother’s ex has caused family rift

Dear Annie: My brother was with his ex-wife, “Liz,” for 13 years. They raised three wonderful children together until she left my brother. They’ve been divorced five years now. I’ve been the middle person in her and my brother’s relationship ever since. Recently, I moved Liz in with ...

Michael Flynn’s exoneration

For three years former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was put through a legal and financial wringer by top officials within the FBI, including its then-director James Comey. The FBI investigation threatened to destroy Flynn's career, finances and life, as, according to the New York ...