Welcome Spring
Opinion

Welcome Spring

A strange sound greeted me as I stepped out the back door the other day. I paused for a second to determine its source. Birds! Hundreds of birds sat in our big maple trees, singing joyfully. No robins yet, but I hadn’t heard such giddy celebration in months. Under sunny skies a southern breeze ushered…

Wild Ride
News

Wild Ride

The American stock market is experiencing its most interesting quarter in a long time, perhaps since the meltdown of the housing market that kicked off the global Great Recession. At the beginning of 2021, certain American hedge funds (investment vehicles for wealthy clients) had “shorted” stock shares of the video game retailer GameStop and a…