This is one in a series of columns written by candidate in May primary elections.
Smokey Bear has it right when he says "Only you can prevent forest fires." Unfortunately, not enough people seem to be listening to the iconic symbol for outdoors fire safety.
A few years ago, I clipped a newspaper article from of the New York Times about a college sophomore, Jeremy Gleick, whose goal was to learn something about a new subject every day. The article, "Renaissance Man," by Diana Kapp, seemed to promote a great concept.
Much has been said about Evan Jenkins and his decision to switch parties. I switched parties, too, and for good reason. When I saw the Democratic party leaders in Washington all lining up to support President Obama's War on Coal and a health care plan that hurts hard-working Americans, I felt uneasy.
As you sit down for lunch or dinner, take a guess at how many miles the food on your table traveled to reach your plate.
It's an unpopular topic: Gay people who want out of the gay life. Hardly anyone in the mainstream media wants to write about it. And yet, it's a reality.
West Virginia lawmakers spent many hours during the past winter's session working on a new law that aims to prevent the kind of chemical leak in January that interrupted water service for several days in a nine-county area in and around Charleston.
This is one of a series of columns written by candidates in May primary elections.
The next time you are driving in your car, count the number of people talking on a cell phone.
We need to focus more on living the right way