Category Archives: Editorial

Caught in the Crossfire

Trent Ernst, Editor It’s like watching a train wreck. In excruciatingly slow motion. I mean, it just keeps going on and on and on. I am, of course, talking about…

Giving Thanks

Trent Ernst, Editor This weekend was thanksgiving. For many people in town, it was the first time in a few years that they were able to celebrate the holiday. After…

How to lie with statistics

Trent Ernst, Editor Every once in a while, I’ll see something on Facebook that gets under my skin. Recently, it was a story (dating back to 1998, and yes, it…

Memories of mom

Trent Ernst, Editor It’s going to take a while to process this. Julia Shaw is a Canadian criminal psychologist, who recently wrote a book called The Memory Illusion. She investigates…

Past Tense

Trent Ernst, Editor RIP, Joan Stange, formerly Ernst, nee Misfelt. August 16, 1938 to September 19, 2016. She was my mother. It’s the ‘was’ part that finally did it. When…

Rats!

Trent Ernst, Editor My house is infested with rats. Wait. That’s not quite right. How about this: there are now five rats in my house. They’re all female, all friendly,…