Opinion

By Bob Ramsey Guest Columnist I lost my best friend last month. His death was sudden. And I was stunned. I still am. Except for my wife, he was the most influential person in my life. He introduced me to my career. He has been my main mentor for more than 50 years. He was [...]

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Just don’t let it snow too much. It might seem odd for me to be thinking such a thought in August, but following my first week as both a new resident in the area and the new Plymouth community editor for the Sun Sailor, I have to say it is my main concern at this [...]

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Palm-reading, astrophysics, playing the violin – these are all things I know nothing about. I also knew nothing about city council, or any sort of government at all for that matter, until I began with the Sailor. Since February I’ve been regularly attending city council meetings for several cities and can confidently say I at [...]

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BY DEB TAYLOR – GUEST COLUMNIST Family caregiving has taken a quantum leap in the past 164 years. In 1850, 70 percent of elderly adults lived with their children. When a parent or grandparent needed help, the helpful support was under the same roof. And the younger generations in the household had a good understanding about [...]

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  Imagine this: Your 15-year-old son becomes seriously ill. Is it cancer or some other life-threatening disease? You whisk him off to the emergency room. Within days, you have updates on Facebook. “Billy is doing much better.” “The medicine is working!” “He’s going to be OK.” Many of us have experienced that scenario in our [...]

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