19.3 C
Elmira
Monday, July 6, 2020
Their View / Opinion

The View From Here: January 23, 2020

With the GRT buses parked due to the strike, there’s little in the way of feeding from the feeder system.

To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to The Observer's online community. Pseudonyms are not permitted. By submitting a comment, you accept that The Observer has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner The Observer chooses. Please note that The Observer does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our submission guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.

We're looking for opinions that count.

Yours. Join in the conversation, provide another viewpoint, change minds with your perspective.

OUR COLUMNISTS

China’s actions, including hostage-taking, demand a response

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo doesn’t often get things right, but he was certainly correct this week when he accused China...

Series of crises an opportunity to push for fundamental changes

A rampant virus. Economic strife. Social unrest. Such are the “interesting” times in which we live today. And while...

Russian referendum the latest gambit from Putin

“The very existence of an opportunity for the current president (to be re-elected in 2024), given his major gravitas, would be a...

Putin’s plea highlights risk to world peace

Donald Trump writes in tweets, with more exclamation marks than a 13-year-old girl’s diary. Nobody knows for sure whether his very limited...

Help is on the way for understanding organic food

A truce is holding in the age-old war between organic and non-organic food production. For a long time, the...

More homegrown fruit and veggies could help with food security

We can do a lot to influence our own health status, like pursuing a diet that includes more fruit and vegetables.

The perils of casting against the wind

Last week I found a couple of free hours in my busy workday, so I decided that I should break out my...

Gather around, people, for some foraging advice

This morning my daughter sent me a text message showing me a half a jug of what appeared to be iced tea....

Our dental problems stem from changes in our diet

     Q.  Crowded teeth, cavities, gum disease, impacted wisdom teeth — why are we humans afflicted with so many dental problems?

Plenty of examples of horsing around with the language

     Q.  Unpacking a new pair of shoes, you notice in the box a packet of silica gel with directions to THROW...
- Advertisement -