Time to Reflect
Last week marked Thanksgiving, the quintessential American holiday. In part, because it belongs to no religion, it is a day that all people can claim as their own to give thanks, in their way. This marked its 150th birthday.
Something to Think About: A Reflection
This is the time of the year that we celebrate Thanksgiving and Christmas, and look forward to the New Year ahead. It’s also a time of reflection and pondering what will be. For my column this week, I wanted to encourage you to reflect on the past year, and begin to look forward to what is ahead. read story
Straight No Chaser: Revisiting the values we used to have
I have heard, and even repeated time and time again, that “getting old ain't easy.” However, truth be told, there are more benefits than drawbacks to getting old. Somewhere, freedom does factor in. read story
Good riddance, chief Sheppard!
On Wednesday afternoon, Rochester Police Department Chief James Sheppard announced his retirement. This time, it was official.
Sheppard had previously turned in his retirement papers in October. Then, after changing his mind, withdrew them. read story
Straight No Chaser: Stupid Women Do Stupid Things
Every now and then, I find it necessary to share some of the stupid things that stupid women do. I was home, minding my own business on a recent Saturday morning, when my phone rang. The phone number on the phone came up as “restricted.” read story
Something to Think About: An Open Letter to Rochester’s Mayor-Elect
For this week’s column, I wanted to share with you an open letter I wrote to the mayor-elect of Rochester, Lovely Warren. At the time of this writing, it had been over a week since Rochesterians went to the polls and elected the city’s first female mayor. read story