Home » Commentary You are browsing entries filed in “Commentary”

Senior News: November

Millie Smith

Christmas party Christmas will be here before you know it. Our annual Christmas party will be held on Friday, Dec. 7, at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District gym on Harvard Way. It is sponsored by the El Dorado Hills Senior Support Council, the EDHCSD and the Senior Nutrition Lunch program. Doors open at […]

Comments Off / November 21, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

How healthy do you want to be?

By Dr. Steven Long Shhhh … Can you hear it? It is quietly robbing you of energy, robbing you of your metabolism, robbing you of your life’s potential. It is called the “Silent Killer.” We all know about it. We all have it but what can we do about it. It is STRESS! Your body’s […]

Comments Off / November 14, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Billingsley’s bullets: Do not recognize your age

There is no doubt in my mind that you need to quit thinking about your age after you turn 50. Thinking about your age automatically creates limitations you never thought about before you became 50 years old. • Those who obsess about “turning old” always talk about their age and use their age as an […]

Comments Off / November 13, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Billingsley’s Bullets: Being dumb is OK with me

Our friends Toni and Dan Wright made us a very generous offer to purchase their 1999 Mercedes Benz SUV. Knowing we would never be able to purchase a new Mercedes, we jumped at this opportunity to buy this beautiful, immaculate, “midnight blue” SUV. Recently, while driving to work in the Mercedes, I decided to check […]

Comments Off / November 11, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Crib notes: To be a younger sibling

My younger sister had to be scrappy while we were growing up. In our loud family of six, she could have either gotten lost or fought hard as the baby of four girls to be heard, which is what she did. Once, when she was about 5-years-old, we were returning home from somewhere, the whole […]

Comments Off / November 11, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Salaries not excessive

EDITOR: Greg Prada is again complaining about an EID budget detail — despite EID having cut the costs in question by $846,000 this year. His citation of $127,133 in salary per employee in the 2013 budget is correct, but he neglects to note the cost savings. Also, EID has held cost-of-living increases to only 2 […]

3 Comments / November 11, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

A dose of Dan: Endeavor to promote science, math to youth

When I was a teenager I remember my parents calling me out of my bedroom in the evening and politely demanding that I tune into the Carl Sagan television program Cosmos with them when it aired on PBS from time to time. It’s not that I minded hanging out with my parents, I just recall those sessions […]

Comments Off / November 01, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »