Having been a resident of Hampshire County now for 70 years, Augusta has mostly been a place I have driven through on the way to somewhere else. Once you start looking at the history of the town, one begins to take note.
Just around the corner from Augusta, down Ford Hill Road, is where I caught up with Allen and Karen Hott on one of the prettiest days in April. It was a sea of brilliant orange as the 28 members of the Mount Zion United Methodist Church slipped into their safety vests.
The raging inflation that is grinding this country down is not monetary, it is rage inflation.
Everybody, it seems, is outraged by everybody else — foaming at the mouth over tweets, texts, posts, remarks, books, 40-year-old high school yearbook pictures, items of clothing, wearing or not wearing masks, getting or not getting vaccinated, race, religion, politics, real or imagined insults, assaults and multiple other umbrages.
Therapists are taught that if a person is unable to remember large blocks of their past it is likely they have suffered some form of abuse. When I consider my own lack of memory, I tend to blame it on DFS (disk full syndrome) or that my elevator is rather worn out and no longer reaches the t…
It’s been another great year in the war on climate change. With a combination of forceful inaction, concentrated inattention, strenuous ignorance of facts, strategic amnesia and just plain orneriness we have once again succeeded in not losing to this implacable enemy which many of us still b…
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice said last week he will ask the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for permission to offer a 4th dose of COVID-19 vaccines to residents 50 and older as well as to essential workers.