The Carroll News- RSS OPINION Feed http://thecarrollnews.com/section/OPINION http://thecarrollnews.com/section/OPINION Thu, 18 Dec 2014 05:36:12 EST 1800 Christmas preparations take a nasty turn http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/150889317/Christmas-preparations-take-a-nasty-turn About 10 days ago, we began our Christmas decorating, adorning our home inside and out with festive lights, greenery, Santas of various sizes, reindeers that light up just like the real ones and, of course, elves of suspect gender. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:45:10 EST Driving is in my blood http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/150807558/Driving-is-in-my-blood Senior citizens get a lot of heat for being bad drivers. They are accused of driving too slow, turning without making sure there is no oncoming traffic and, of course, flipping on their turn signal miles ahead of Fast Eddie's Denture... Wed, 10 Dec 2014 09:46:08 EST Colleges opening up new fields for study http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/150725714/Colleges-opening-up-new-fields-for-study I came across an article the other day about the strange majors that colleges across the land were offering these days. This, of course, caught my attention since strange is very appealing to me and college is a place where a lot of strange... Wed, 3 Dec 2014 09:33:05 EST Looking to spice up Thanksgiving http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/150652821/Looking-to-spice-up-Thanksgiving I don't know about you, but I'm ready for something new on Thanksgiving. Sure, I love turkey with gravy and mashed potatoes. I love cakes and pies. I love it when Aunt Edna has one too many hot toddies, strips down to her underpants and... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:10:09 EST Holy fanny adams, I’m zooped http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/150568531/Holy-fanny-adams-Im-zooped I guess by now everyone has heard about a list of words that employees are forbidden to use while working at a Chick-fil-A restaurant. The list, which has now apparently been proven to be fake, contained slang commonly used by young people, most of... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:31:07 EST Natashas still the queens of mail-order brides http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/150485580/Natashas-still-the-queens-of-mail-order-brides You know, I've tried to help those of you out there who didn't have a special someone. I've written about online dating sights, I've given tips on what not do on first dates, and discussed ways you could make yourself more... Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:10:11 EST Panties in a wad a serious health threat http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/150399696/Panties-in-a-wad-a-serious-health-threat It's hard to open a magazine or turn on the TV without seeing something about how fat Americans are. Whether it's an ad, an infomercial or a talk show, we constantly are told how fat we are. Now, I could have said overweight or slightly... Wed, 5 Nov 2014 09:31:04 EST As to Halloween, Boomers say “You’re Welcome” http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/150309188/As-to-Halloween-Boomers-say-Youre-Welcome Once more the holiday that is some people's favorite and other's least favorite is upon us. Now, I have a tip for kids out there looking to rake in a record amount of candy this Halloween, but – isn't there always a but - why... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:46:05 EST Japanese are of a different ilk http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/150232140/Japanese-are-of-a-different-ilk I don't know about you, but I love me some Japanese. Not their food so much, but some of their quirky customs and practices. Yes, our friends to the East are among the strangest, kinkiest and most bizarre peoples in the world. That's why I... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:36:06 EST