Celebrate Earth Day on April 22, 2019

Blog - Kid in You, Blog post, For the Kid in You

Earth Day April 22, 2019 In 1970, millions protested to rid our cities of smog, clean up our waterways and protect dying animal species. That first Earth Day led Congress and President Nixon to create the Environmental Protection Agency and Clean Water and Endangered Species Acts. Today, the Earth Day movement has grown to over […]

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Mother Earth’s Guardian Angel or Corporate Greed’s Satanic Shield?

Blog - Positive Politics, Blog post

The War over SB 1003 (Environmental Audit Immunity) Opinion is so divided about SB 1003, which would shield internal corporate environmental, health and safety audits from public or court view, that combatants can’t even agree on its name. Backers say it would entice chemical and energy industries to make safety and stringent environmental protection core […]

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Listen for Lightning

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Lions can really roar. That’s why the National Weather Service made Leon the Lion its mascot to promote lightning safety. Leon says, “When thunder roars, go indoors.” Since nowhere outside is safe in or near a thunderstorm, find a safe place. Here’s a fun game to check your knowledge: https://www.weather.gov/media/safety/presentation/Lightning_Game.swf To learn more, visit: www.weather.gov/lightning

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Vigilant citizens keep the 1st Amendent First

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By John M. Wylie II It sounds simple, but our Founding Fathers worked hard and expected citizens to do the same if the grand experiment in life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness was going to grow and thrive. Thus there’s an unwritten second paragraph after the one we wished was still taught intensively in […]

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Listen for Lightning


Blog - Kid in You, Blog post

Lions can really roar. That’s why the National Weather Service made Leon the Lion its mascot to promote lightning safety. Leon says, “When thunder roars, go indoors.” Since nowhere outside is safe in or near a thunderstorm, find a safe place. Here’s a fun game to check your knowledge: https://www.weather.gov/media/safety/presentation/Lightning_Game.swf To learn more, visit: www.weather.gov/lightning

April 8, 2019

Friends and daughters


Blog - Faith's Reflections, Blog post

By Faith L. Wylie, Written March17, 2016. Note: The fifth-generation spring bulbs planted by my friends are thriving and so am I, cancer-free for four and a half years. Crocus were first to push through winter leaves with their small lavender flowers. A few weeks ago, hyacinths shot up stems of purple, pink and white. […]

March 22, 2019

Open Government is Good Government


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Will we have sunshine this week after a long, gray winter? Sunshine Week March 10-16 isn’t about weather. This week, we celebrate open government and open records. James Madison, the father of our US Constitution, believed citizens should know what was going in a democratic government. That’s why we celebrate Sunshine Week at the same […]

March 10, 2019

Learn more … about the history of TVs


Blog post, For the Kid in You

To learn more about the history of TVs The Kid reads many different articles in newspapers, magazines and online in writing each week’s features. The history of television technology has generated a wealth of fascinating information which has been captured online, including articles, photos and even the singing jingle “Wow! I’ve bought color TV,” in […]

February 20, 2019