January 19, 2012 RSS feed / Editorial

The Island Garden

What seeds shall we buy?

With a foot-high pile of garden seed catalogs it is often hard to know what seeds to buy. But around here we have a fairly short season, from about May 15 to Oct. 15, give or take a week or two at each end.  More...

Wanted – One president, no experience necessary

Election time is here again, and political parties are in a tizzy trying to find candidates that can garner voter confidence. I cannot help but wonder what voters think is important when they vote for a presidential candidate. More...

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Scattering Seeds


This is a year in which decisions important to our country’s future will be undertaken. The process in which the decisions are made is messy. The “deciders,” otherwise known as voters, are subject to enormous forces of manipulation. More...