January 12, 2017 04:30 am | Op-Ed
The past eight years have brought onto us
sluggish economic growth, a wave of
overregulation that drastically hurts the
viability of our small businesses and, overall,
an out-of-touch administration. It’s no surprise
that Americans are fed up, and this year’s
election proved that.
January 10, 2017 07:00 am | Op-Ed
were outraged that, during her acceptance speech
for a lifetime of excellence in Hollywood, she
referenced Trump’s mocking of a disabled
reporter during the campaign.
January 8, 2017 07:15 am | Op-Ed
have the votes, for now, to move ahead with
something. What that is, though, is anyone’s
guess. After barking their hatred for Obamacare
for six years, they have, in the words of Senate
Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, become “the dog
that caught the car.”
January 4, 2017 07:05 am | Op-Ed
elected members of Congress do their work
farther away from home, an independent Office of
Congressional Ethics is more important than
January 2, 2017 01:05 pm | Op-Ed
While most of the most popular New Year’s
resolutions - eat right, work out more, learn a
new language – might be personal, there are
always attainable resolutions in the workplace.
December 30, 2016 01:30 am | Op-Ed
of rape to rapeseed has changed in today’s
digital card catalogue, thanks to women like
Brownmiller who did the hard and largely
thankless work of bringing light to dark
corners where women’s spirits are broken.
December 28, 2016 05:10 am | Op-Ed
If it’s OK with you, though, I think 2016 has
been filled with so many things we would like to
forget (and I’m not even talking about Donald
Trump … yet) that we should cut this year short.
It has been an unwelcome guest for 51 weeks, and
it needs to go away.
Special to the Observer
A Hesitant Adventurer’s Search for
Wonder in the Natural World
October 9, 2016
El Capulin Monarch Sanctuary, Mexico, 2007. Deep
in the Sierra Madre Mountains, millions of
monarch butterflies are arriving from North
America after their grueling annual migration.
They cover the mountaintop, the trees. Leigh Ann
Henion, there on a magazine assignment, is smack
dab in the middle of them. “They brushed against
my face and fell into my hair,” she said,
enchanted by the glorious sight.
The inspiring story of the
woman who saved the Appalachian Trail
May 15, 2016 08:45 am
Lib, before today’s slick designer hiking gear,
and way before GPS, there was Grandma Gatewood.
This strong-minded mother of 11 with 23
grandkids knew who she was and what she wanted.
She wanted to walk the Appalachian Trail from
beginning to end. All by herself. And nothing
was going to stop her.