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No exceptions to absolutes

Commentary by Terry Anker Sometimes, we have spring in February and winter in March. We humans tend to be a temporally methodical lot. We have rightly come to expect that morning follows the night...

Relax, hyperactivity is a good thing

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie In order to reach a daily 10,000-step goal, my wife continually checks her Fitbit. The other day she was shaking her arms wildly back and forth while watching TV. “What...

A decade of this, that … and everything!

I’ve been writing for Current for 10 years, and though I’m not allowed to rerun past columns, I want to give you a taste of all the wondrous stories I’ve told. When I first...

Letter: Marching for a cause

Editor, I took Current to read something enjoyable (love Danielle), before I fell off to sleep. Instead, unfortunately, I read the letter from an angry reader (published in the Feb. 28 edition of Current...

Opinion: The doors of our lives

Commentary by Terry Anker Famed American inventor Alexander Graham Bell, once said, “When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do...

Letter: The Cultural Revolution

Editor, I read about the Cultural Revolution in China in the ‘50s that neighborhoods held “struggle meetings,” where the neighbors they randomly accused of being “capitalist running dogs” were made to kneel in front...

Opinion: Distortions can be fixed

The current political climate is proving brutal for everyone. Distortions are happening on both sides of the political spectrum. Learning to have constructive conversation with the “other side” rather than the divisive distorted banter...