The Carroll News- RSS OPINION Feed Fri, 28 Nov 2014 03:38:32 EST 1800 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 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 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 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” 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 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 Columbus gets the boot I know some of you spent Monday taking it easy, maybe going to a movie or walking in the rain or possibly de-fleaing the dogs and children, and you can thank Christopher Columbus for that. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:16:03 EST Just call me Mr. Manners I enjoy food and drink. I mean I really, really enjoy food and drink, as in when I'm finished eating or drinking; I usually have the remnants of whatever I consumed on my shirt and quite possibly on my pants, my shoes, the floor, the cat,... Wed, 8 Oct 2014 11:16:12 EST An open letter to shoplifters (and those thinking about doing it) There are many ways to describe shoplifting, and just as many excuses to try and explain it once it happens. But, the simple truth is: SHOPLIFTING IS STEALING. No more, no less. Thu, 2 Oct 2014 13:06:04 EST Bad jobs that people actually wanted If you think the job market is tough now, just think about what people were subjected to in the past. Yes, I know cooking fries or waxing toes all day is about as thrilling as being forced to watch a Discovery Channel special on the amoeba, but back... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:46:06 EST