posted: 04/20/2014 2:47 a.m.
Sometimes a single news story will illuminate more than just the usual darkness all around, bringing back a brighter past and, with it, hope for a brighter future.
posted: 04/20/2014 2:44 a.m.
Maybe you heard something about a literary festival coming to downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock this week.
posted: 04/20/2014 2:39 a.m.
In the brouhaha over the defective ignition switch that prompted GM to recall 2.6 million cars over the last two months, members of Congress and pundits have judged, tried, and condemned the company’s engineers and executives.
posted: 04/20/2014 2:39 a.m.
Airbnb is all the talk on Wall Street. Its thirty-something founders were nearly broke six years ago. Now it seems likely they will soon become billionaires.
posted: 04/20/2014 2:38 a.m.
Arkansans have a difficult choice to make, and at this season the good news of Easter can help us face it.
posted: 04/20/2014 2:36 a.m.
Retirement is a financial obligation that today’s younger generations are not handling well. That may be through no fault of their own—they suffer from lower incomes, after being adjusted for inflation, and student debt that makes it a struggle to save.
posted: 04/20/2014 2:34 a.m.
Drought in the United States, past and present, might make 2014 one of the more volatile years for food prices and supplies globally. U.S. consumers may get a preview of what’s coming at the salad bar.
posted: 04/20/2014 2:33 a.m.
Fiction 1. THE KING, by J.R. Ward. Book 12 of the Black Dagger Brotherhood series.
posted: 04/20/2014 2:29 a.m.
“ANOTHER damn’d thick, tight-rolled scroll! Always scribble, scribble, scribble! Eh, young magister?” “Forgive the length, General, and this is only the first of a whole set, for my muse Clio is a jealous mistress and will accept no history that is not the product of constant labor and then constant revision.”
posted: 04/20/2014 2:28 a.m.
At last our new home is finished and we are moved in. My wife and I are exhausted from the demands of packing and unpacking hundreds of boxes, but we are glad to have the worst of the ordeal past us.
posted: 04/20/2014 2:27 a.m.
I love Easter candy. I love biting the ears off chocolate bunnies and picking out all the red jelly beans.
posted: 04/20/2014 2:26 a.m.
Happy Easter, valued readers. I sincerely hope yours is filled with a sense of fulfillment and renewal.
posted: 04/20/2014 2:25 a.m.
Women prefer Mark Pryor and men prefer Tom Cotton.
posted: 04/20/2014 2:23 a.m.
Uncommon wisdom A word to say how much I enjoyed Philip Martin’s column in last Sunday’s Perspective section : Mr. Martin is, I believe, mostly the movie critic, but he writes on other subjects as well.
posted: 04/20/2014 2:21 a.m.
Benjamin Franklin once said that death and taxes are the only certainties in our world. If the esteemed founding father were around today, he would likely add fraud to the list.