Your stars - July 30

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Do more to improve your community.

Horoscope 7/29

Happy Birthday: Taking on too much or trying to help too many people will cause you to fall short. You can do far more to benefit others by helping yourself first. Once you are in a position of influence, you will have more control over the effect you can have on those who need your help. Romance...

Your stars - July 28

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Refrain from confronting an emotional situation until you get the proper insight.

Your stars - July 27

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don’t give in to emotional manipulation.

Your stars - July 26

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Get onboard and make a difference.




Rick's List - Car Owner Blues edition

Scribe reflects on an aging but trusted auto

Keep it clean at the bird feeder

Now that the hot weather is here, it’s important to remember to keep bird feeders clean.




Woman who wants to be left alone keeps retirement a secret

DEAR ABBY: I recently retired, but I haven’t told anyone.

Sweet man sours marriage by calling his wife fat

DEAR ABBY: I am a large, overweight woman.

Single mom craves family’s embrace of her daughters

DEAR ABBY: I am a single mother of two biracial daughters ages 2 and 4.

Counseling can’t save marriage lacking intimacy

DEAR ABBY: I have been married for almost three years to a woman who refuses to share the same bed with me.

Wife foresees a rocky road with husband suffering dementia

DEAR ABBY: After two failed marriages, I married a wonderful man whom I love but am not in love with.

Postal workers meet challenge of delivering kids’ postcards

DEAR ABBY: While our daughter was on vacation with our small grandkids, she bought them postcards and suggested they write us about their vacation.