The Carroll News- RSS OPINION Feed http://thecarrollnews.com/section/OPINION http://thecarrollnews.com/section/OPINION Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:23:34 EST 1800 Reincarnation is a tricky proposition http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/152006127/Reincarnation-is-a-tricky-proposition Do you believe in reincarnation? Were you a king or a queen, a fish monger or a pickpocket, an oyster farmer or a demented psychopath in your past life? Wed, 25 Feb 2015 09:30:21 EST Secretaries should be beware of the bang http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/151883354/Secretaries-should-be-beware-of-the-bang I'm sure everybody is familiar with the term hashtag, the name that is now commonly used for the symbol that looks like #. Well, it's not a hashtag, despite what Twitter likes to claim. Of course, before Twitter erupted on the scene, the #... Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:30:22 EST Fertility festival root of Valentine’s Day http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/151694994/Fertility-festival-root-of-Valentines-Day Well, the day when sweethearts show their love for one another by buying candy, flowers and adult novelty toys is almost upon us. Of course, I'm talking about President's Day. Okay, I was just seeing if you were paying attention; of course... Wed, 11 Feb 2015 09:25:21 EST Quiz misses mark on funeral playlist http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/151621218/Quiz-misses-mark-on-funeral-playlist There's a couple of quiz games on the internet sites BuzzFeed and StuffHappens that have become quite popular in Facebook posts. The quizzes require you to answer a few questions and in return these sites will provide deep insights into your... Wed, 4 Feb 2015 09:15:21 EST Protect your identity, don’t become Bertha http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/151460871/Protect-your-identity-dont-become-Bertha Today, we're going to talk about being smart. Now, I'm not talking about being smart in the “Can we come up with a string theory or M-brane theory that matches physical reality and gives us some insight?” Heck no, everybody... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:20:21 EST List of must-read books comes up short http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/151381929/List-of-must-read-books-comes-up-short While trying to come to grips with a topic this week I suffered a sprained wrist. Okay, I realize that's not as funny as I first thought, or, to be perfectly honest, not funny at all. However, writing is not all champagne wishes and caviar... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:30:21 EST The music hasn’t died yet http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/151183832/The-music-hasnt-died-yet Music has always been a part of me. As a child, I grew up with music in my home and remember my parents and me going to my great-grandfather's house in Woodlawn, where a music jam would often break out. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 10:30:22 EST Being manly takes a lot of work http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/151095666/Being-manly-takes-a-lot-of-work When I have a question about the manly way of doing things, I have a source that always provides the information I need. That source? A website called The Art of Manliness, of course. Wed, 7 Jan 2015 10:11:05 EST I was born this way http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/151008504/I-was-born-this-way With the New Year only a few days away, it's time to come up with some resolutions. You know, things like I'm going to donate more to charity, I'm going to lose 30 pounds, or I'm going to quit going to the mailbox nekkid. That... Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:26:03 EST