In 1994, I voted for a Republican. And not just any ol’ Republican. I voted for Helen Chenoweth, viewed (at least by Democrats) as being one of the loonier fruitcakes in the post-holidays discount bin. She was at the time what Sarah Palin would become on the national level 14 years later, or…

Now that the news about Ben and my breakup has gotten around to friends and family, the onslaught of advice and personal tales of perseverance has begun. Everyone has a story about themselves, a cousin, best friend, college roommate, etc. that went through a breakup, dealt with addiction, fo…

‘I don’t like Mondays’ The title of this note may read too flippant for most readers. After all, Monday turned into shocking violence in a way this city had never seen before. Three dead, including the gunman and four more injured, including a Boise police officer ... after all hell broke lo…

BOO! Halloween is just a couple of days away. Likely, many of you are putting your finishing touches on your costumes, stocking up on candy for those cute little Trick-Or-Treaters, and binge watching your favorite scary movies (watching “Alice, Sweet Alice” is my own personal Halloween tradi…

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