The Carroll News- RSS OPINION Feed http://thecarrollnews.com/section/OPINION http://thecarrollnews.com/section/OPINION Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:42:03 EST 1800 Protect your identity, don’t become Bertha http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/151460871/Protect-your-identity-dont-become-Bertha Today, we're going to talk about being smart. Now, I'm not talking about being smart in the “Can we come up with a string theory or M-brane theory that matches physical reality and gives us some insight?” Heck no, everybody... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:20:21 EST List of must-read books comes up short http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/151381929/List-of-must-read-books-comes-up-short While trying to come to grips with a topic this week I suffered a sprained wrist. Okay, I realize that's not as funny as I first thought, or, to be perfectly honest, not funny at all. However, writing is not all champagne wishes and caviar... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:30:21 EST The music hasn’t died yet http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/151183832/The-music-hasnt-died-yet Music has always been a part of me. As a child, I grew up with music in my home and remember my parents and me going to my great-grandfather's house in Woodlawn, where a music jam would often break out. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 10:30:22 EST Being manly takes a lot of work http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/151095666/Being-manly-takes-a-lot-of-work When I have a question about the manly way of doing things, I have a source that always provides the information I need. That source? A website called The Art of Manliness, of course. Wed, 7 Jan 2015 10:11:05 EST I was born this way http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/151008504/I-was-born-this-way With the New Year only a few days away, it's time to come up with some resolutions. You know, things like I'm going to donate more to charity, I'm going to lose 30 pounds, or I'm going to quit going to the mailbox nekkid. That... Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:26:03 EST Cuba is my new best friend http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/150973018/Cuba-is-my-new-best-friend I really hate to hurt Colorado's feelings, but it can't be helped. Cuba is now my new best friend forever. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 09:21:09 EST Christmas preparations take a nasty turn http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/150889317/Christmas-preparations-take-a-nasty-turn About 10 days ago, we began our Christmas decorating, adorning our home inside and out with festive lights, greenery, Santas of various sizes, reindeers that light up just like the real ones and, of course, elves of suspect gender. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:45:10 EST Driving is in my blood http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/150807558/Driving-is-in-my-blood Senior citizens get a lot of heat for being bad drivers. They are accused of driving too slow, turning without making sure there is no oncoming traffic and, of course, flipping on their turn signal miles ahead of Fast Eddie's Denture... Wed, 10 Dec 2014 09:46:08 EST Colleges opening up new fields for study http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/150725714/Colleges-opening-up-new-fields-for-study I came across an article the other day about the strange majors that colleges across the land were offering these days. This, of course, caught my attention since strange is very appealing to me and college is a place where a lot of strange... Wed, 3 Dec 2014 09:33:05 EST