The Save Women’s Sports Act

The Save Women’s Sports Act

All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. Robert Scott Back in January, I wrote an OpEd about gender prejudice, and how one office holder expressed such prejudice against transgender women in […]

Seen It All

All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. Linda Nidiffer How many times have you said, “I have seen it all,” and thought you meant it? At my age […]

Refugees Among Us

Refugees Among Us

Blaney Pridgen All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. Perhaps you are like me.  I have been trying to put myself in the place of a refugee, a […]

Did You See This Coming?

Linda Nidiffer All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. It is early Sunday morning. I am facing a blank computer screen and watching the sunrise.  The sky is […]

Dancing with the Daffodils

Dancing with the Daffodils

All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. Robert Scott The Russian invasion of Ukraine is horrible and criminaland fills the news, and as a military veteran I am tempted to […]

Bursting At The Seams

Bursting At The Seams

Blaney Pridgen All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. Given the state of current events, I am thinking a bit of light-hearted nostalgia might be in order.  We […]

One More Move

By Sigrid Fowler All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. ​I’ve just become aware of a painting called The Chess Players by German artist, Friedrich August Moritz Retzsch(1799-1857). He was known for etchings, paintings, and […]

“Be Anxious for Nothing”

All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. Sigrid Fowler ​We have many reasons to be feeling down these days. The income tax season is approaching with all its hassles, worries, […]

Travels With Skipper, Part Two

Travels With Skipper, Part Two

Robert Scott All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. Skipper and I are still enjoying our trip as I write this, and he is teaching me a lot along […]

The Big Egg Walk

The Big Egg Walk

Blaney Pridgen All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. Remember a fun field day event called an egg walk or maybe egg race?  Contestants fast walk toward a […]

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