Opinion

They make my skin crawl

I hate creepy crawlies. I don’t care if it’s an insect or an arachnid, a crustacean or an amphibian. If it buzzes, crawls, slithers or slimes it’s way around, I hate it — period.
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Letters to the editor

Offensive drivers
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There is no time to cry

The tears have been flowing like a mighty river in my house. It doesn’t take much to crack the waterworks: a wrong glance, a soft word, a mean word, or a sock on the floor. No, I’m not talking about my daughter. I’m talking about...
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My erratic memory

My erratic memory, which fails me when I try to introduce a close friend but easily recalls the words to a song we sang at Girls Scout camp many years ago, proved sound this week when I remembered a line from Shakespeare: “And thereby hangs a ...
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Color me crazy

My first emotion was disbelief when my daughter showed me the display of adult coloring books at the book store. “Buy one of these for me,” she requested, selecting just the right one from the vast array to suit her taste.
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New school hire could help vulnerable students

When one thinks of the homeless, what comes to mind are images of bedraggled men — often with mental or substance abuse problems — scratching out an existence in the woods or emergency shelters.
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Child drowning: The most preventable cause of child death

Editor’s Note: In conjunction with National Child Abuse Prevention Month, which is observed every April, Highlands Today will run a series of guest columns on projects and initiatives by Highlands County’s Children’s Services Cou...
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Savoring the process of penning down thoughts

The nice thing about having your own column is that you can write pretty much anything you want, within reason, and have your voice heard.
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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Suicide attacks
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Lulled out of security by strange scream

Since I first moved here to Highlands County I have spent a lot of time at one of my aunt’s home.
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