The Carroll News- RSS OPINION Feed http://thecarrollnews.com/section/OPINION http://thecarrollnews.com/section/OPINION Tue, 2 Sep 2014 04:28:45 EST 1800 Boomers refusing to grow old http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/50383025/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/50319032/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/50284251/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/50223179/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/50162972/Ive-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? http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/50089599/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 Watch out for the robots http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/312722/Watch-out-for-the-robots Hey, aren't robots great? Just watch any science fiction movie or TV show, or, better yet, read a book, and you will find robots can do just about anything. I mean they can prepare meals, drive a car, lift heavy things, solve difficult math... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:36:10 EST Desert island playlist http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/3891953/Desert-island-playlist I recently read an article that asked the question “If you were stranded on a desert island, what 10 albums would you choose to have with you?” This particular desert island has electricity, as well as a turntable and speakers, so all you... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:22:08 EST Tubing on death river http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/3875121/Tubing-on-death-river After taking in Hillsville's July 4 activities, the family and I decided that a nice way to spend the next day would be to rent some tubes and leisurely float down the New River. Now, some of you may remember the last time the family and I... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:06:05 EST