The Carroll News- RSS OPINION Feed Sun, 21 Sep 2014 03:31:31 EST 1800 More doom and gloom from Hawking Over a year ago some yahoo discovered the Higgs boson or “God particle,” if you prefer. As you may remember, I got very excited about this because I thought it would mean we would be able to teleport from one place to another, make... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:01:05 EST Aliens, zombies and Victoria’s Secret super models I know the yard sale season is quickly coming to an end, but I figure it's never too late to make a buck so I'm passing along some tips that will make a fortune for anyone still thinking of going the yard sale route. Well, maybe not a... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:16:06 EST Repair king I’m not The other day I decided to repair a lamp. Now, the lamp was probably 30 years old, but it was a beautiful lamp and one of a matched set. So, I decided to save it from the landfill and preserve it for posterity. Sounds simple enough, doesn't... Wed, 3 Sep 2014 10:06:09 EST Boomers refusing to grow old Recently, I perused an article about the aging of Baby Boomers, of which I am proudly one. Baby boomers, it appears, refuse to grow old, something I can attest to, at least in terms dictated by previous generations. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:36:03 EST Jigsaw puzzle no longer fun I don't know how popular jigsaw puzzles are with the general public nowadays, but I know the Mistress of the Manor and I do like us some puzzling. These miracles of design provide hours, days, or even weeks of entertainment for a low price, and... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:41:07 EST Discussions about depression needed in wake of Williams’ death Life brings with it a roller-coaster ride of emotions. It is expected there are times when we will be happy or sad, angry or giddy, worried or carefree.There will even be times we feel down. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:18:03 EST Delaware is full of sin I'm sure you've heard of the seven deadly sins – Sleepy, Dopey, Sneezy, Horney – no wait those are the seven dwarfs. Okay, Horney isn't one of those famous dwarfs. He's the one Disney doesn't want to talk... Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:01:08 EST I’ve had an epiphany You know how people undergo therapy, then announce all the problems they've had in life are due to them being abused as children. They say things like “I could have been the president of these United States, or Sham Wow spokesman, instead... Wed, 6 Aug 2014 10:01:08 EST Are you aging too fast? Do you want to know if you're aging too fast, just the right amount, or more slowly than the general populace? Well, I'm here with the information that will tell you just that. Yes siree, after reading this you will know whether or not you... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:00:23 EST