I don’t even want to calculate the hours of my life over the last 50 years that I’ve spent in public meetings and hearings listening to self-appointed scolds telling the rest of us that we’re not preserving enough of Florida before they return to the comfort of their air-conditioned single-f…

Because I choose not to watch hordes of news that’s filled with mayhem and drama, I wasn’t in the loop when Gov. DeSantis laid out the executive order that said it was A-okay for my age group (50+) to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

“Hey David, I read your note on national immigration. If it is true, as you say it is, that GDP is the sum of productivity growth and population growth, why not focus instead on just productivity growth. Why do we have to grow the pie and then divide it among even more people? If the populat…

What if we rewarded ourselves when we failed or made a mistake, instead of self-bashing and shaming that only serves to condition us with more failure? 

No trip to Lake Wales would be complete without a visit to the beautiful Bok Tower Gardens. Edward W. Bok established the gardens back in 1929 as a gift to the American people. The 250-acre gardens were designed by Frederick Law Olmstead Jr. with the intent to be a “contemplative woodland se…

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Raymond “Ray” Ordell Halverson (1934-2020) went home to be with the Lord on Jan. 22, 2020 at the age of 85 after a short but rough battle with cancer. The funeral service will be held at Trinity Evangelical Free Church, 890 Abrams Road, Eustis, Florida at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28. It will al…