The day after an election is often a time for introspection.
The appearance of potential Ebola patients in some places has brought sloppy responses (Dallas, for example), confusion and panicked calls for measures far beyond those necessary or prudent.
Voting is a not only our civic duty, it’s a constitutional right.
"Halloween is a holiday of many mysterious customs," observes the Library of Congress American Folklife Center website.
The leaves are beginning to fall, signaling another change of season, and with fall’s colors come another kind of sign we’ll see throughout the next couple of months — those outside local pharmacies and health departments advertising flu shots.
Not to be confused with the cries of children in the backseat of a vehicle on a long road trip, we are ready for it to be over.
With more than one in three women and one in four men experiencing rape, physical violence or stalking by an intimate partner in his or her lifetime — according to the National Domestic Violence Abuse Hotline — all of us likely know a victim.
But that also means many of us likely know an abuser, too.
It’s amazing how much good there is in the world, if only you know where to look.