Next time you’re outside eating on your patio and there are hundreds of ants running around — as was the case with my family on the evening this was written — rather than being annoyed, think about that whole world existing beneath your feet.
Budgeteer News, 05/27/2010
I was raised in a home where hoarding of the non-animal variety was a constant issue, and — in my quest for love and companionship — I turned to the animal kingdom because they never turn on you.
Budgeteer News, 04/29/2010
Believe it or not, liberals and conservatives actually need each other and should enjoy being challenged by one another.
Budgeteer News, 04/08/2010
There is a nature-deficit disorder among our children. The majority of kids and adults alike have been ripped from the natural world by powerful forces and are trapped in isolation on an island awash in technological gadgets and gizmos.
Budgeteer News, 03/04/2010
I have traveled a fair amount in the lower 48, and beyond, but my compass keeps pointing back to this unique home away from home near the Canadian borer I chanced upon on a rainy day years ago.
Budgeteer News, 02/04/2010
What special skills do your
Budgeteer News, 01/07/2010
Newly restrained budgets can’t help but promote the simpler pleasures of life, and perhaps a view geared more toward purpose and meaning.
Budgeteer News, 12/10/2009
Like a bull moose during the rut, I am pummeled by a restlessness this time of year, and it culminates right before the leaves fall and the snow flies.
Budgeteer News, 10/15/2009
When television and air conditioning became widespread about 50 years ago the front porch, neighbors and neighborhoods were abandoned in many quarters.
Budgeteer News, 09/18/2009
What follows is an armchair analysis of the presence of a major gambling operation in the center of our city, and it is not intended to inflame any underlying racism that lurks under the surface in our community.
Budgeteer News, 08/20/2009
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