September 23, 2018

Christine Blasey Ford has accused Brett M. Kavanaugh of attempted rape while they were both in high school — a charge he unequivocally denies. She can't remember the date the alleged attack took place. She isn't even certain about the year (although she reportedly thinks it may have been the…

Storm: A kind heart and a few biscuits form fast friendships

September 23, 2018

One of the great joys of walking dogs is the opportunity to make new friends as you are out and about.

Dog lovers have an instant connection, and I have met many wonderful people while strolling around the townhouses and condos in our neighborhood with Ollie and Einstein.

The Storm boys are…

Florence's floods and puppy love in Kinston

September 23, 2018

Like all North Carolinians, I am worrying about the flooding causing heart-rending damage throughout our state following Hurricane Florence.

I have a special worry. It is about a puppy in Kinston.

Would the floods from Hurricane Florence put that puppy out of business in the same way that Hurricane…

Refugee policies show America at its worst

September 22, 2018

Here is America at its best: Faith-based organizations across the country are volunteering to help resettle refugee families in their communities. In the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C. where we live, Christian, Jewish and Muslim congregations have formed a partnership called Neighbors to…