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Weed and feed

Weed and feed

By Pat Farrell I had done everything right! I put out my weed control in the early spring, aerated my lawn and fertilized with the best you could get at…

Tell America its great

We could all use a little bit of happiness, yes? We need a little bit of something that makes us feel less like we’ve been trapped in the zoo on…

Our Social Security funds go elsewhere

Our money, not the federal government’s, is going somewhere contributors cannot reach or depend on. Every year, every employer and employee “gives” the federal government 12.4 percent tax on the…

Letting life in

Letting life in

by Pat Farrell Today I am remembering a weekend spent at a dear friend’s cabin several years ago. We knew it was in the mountains by a river, and we…

Expecting a miracle

Expecting a miracle

by Pat Farrell The pelican waits on the dock because he expects the fish to surface. My cat watches out the window because she expects the birds to come to…

Cry out!

Cry out!

by Pat Farrell “When I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain, or command locusts to devour the land or send a plague among my people, if…

History comes to life at our museums

Years before Pulaski County was formed and many more before Peak Creek flowed from the west toward the east, history was being made. The county, two towns and more than…

Get ready

by Pat Farrell It’s interesting when you read the same passage in the Bible that you have read many times before, and suddenly something new jumps out at you. I…

Storms of life

Storms of life

by Pat Farrell I remember when my dad passed away at Thanksgiving. Suddenly, he was ripped from us, his loving family, wife of 50 years, daughter, granddaughter and very new…

To the editor: A question: Who represents the parent left behind?I know a young mother who has been going to court trying to get child support for at least a…