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While floating along the Mighty Columbia one sunny Saturday near Lake Entiat, Riverboat Randy said to Apple Aimee, "Hey Apps, is it true that if I ate some turkey right now my system would be filled wid dem endolphins?" That's right RR, Dem endolphins kills dem doldrums in yer system and makes you...
Q: My doctor told me I may not need all of my calcium supplement. Don’t I need to take calcium pills for my bones? Last fall, my 75 year old next door neighbor fell down 3 steps, shattering her left ankle into tiny pieces which were painstakingly put back together during a 5-hour surgery. She has...
Q: My sister takes flaxseed oil because she can’t stand getting “fishy burps” from the fish oil, and insists that flaxseed is just as good for you as fish oil. Is this true? Flax is an oily grain grown for its fiber and seeds. While the fiber is used for clothing, the seeds are sold as whole seeds...
I was recently berated by a "tree Nazi." They are hard to miss and hard to take and leave a feeling of bewilderment and anger in their wake as do all fascista. He demanded I cut three trees in front of my house. At this moment they are teaming with baby birds and the continuous coming and going of...
When conservative speakers, even those considered "far right" are forbidden to speak or shouted down on college campuses, it is censorship. What ideas are the blooming minds on campus afraid to hear and why have they forgotten the concept of free speech? When President Trump throws a blanket over...
Winter sports is over. As much as I enjoyed covering basketball and wrestling, I am looking forward to the sunshine, warmer temperatures and spring sports, including baseball. I’m sure I’m not alone and I know high school ball clubs around the area are itching for the opportunity to get out on the...
I have two economic issues to bring up as we start 2019. Item one speaks to the need for respect of the Douglas County taxpayers and voters from the Douglas County Commissioners. Item two is the need for respect from our own federal government for the Douglas County population as a whole. 1)...
I have two economic issues to bring up as we start 2019. Item one speaks to the need for respect of the Douglas County taxpayers and voters from the Douglas County Commissioners. Item two is the need for respect from our own federal government for the Douglas County population as a whole. 1)...
I am making myself and all the readers sick when I say for the gazillionth time to cut Trump a husk, give him a break, throw him a bone or whatever down home phrase you want to use. I'm specifically talking about talks in Vietnam with North Korea. President Trump is correct when he stated on...
Our children are clueless in regards to the harsh realities of life in the greatest country that ever existed. Why? I have a simple and maybe overly naive answer: Too much of the wrong kind of love. While we all love our kids, we don't always know how to show them that hard knocks are the only way...

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