Galion Inquirer- RSS OPINION Feed http://galioninquirer.com/section/OPINION http://galioninquirer.com/section/OPINION Sat, 2 Aug 2014 00:39:56 EST 1800 Movie Review: “Lucy” http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion_columns/50085972/Movie-Review:-Lucy For years, popular culture has perpetuated the myth that humans use only 10% of their brain and anyone who can unlock the rest of it will basically develop superpowers. This is a bogus theory, the truth (and this is the short version) is that while... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Apron Free Cooking ~ Banana Pudding http://galioninquirer.com/news/lifestyle-food-opinion_columns/50100471/Apron-Free-Cooking-~-Banana-Pudding Banana pudding has made regular appearances at church potluck dinners for years. I ran across a version of this dessert in one of the vintage cookbooks I was browsing through this week. This simple dish has remained a favorite in large part due to the... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Employers and employees use collective bargaining to negotiate employment terms http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion_columns/50060068/Employers-and-employees-use-collective-bargaining-to-negotiate-employment-terms Q: What is collective bargaining? Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Savvy Senior: Organizations that appeal to conservatives http://galioninquirer.com/news/lifestyle-opinion_columns/50071839/Savvy-Senior:-Organizations-that-appeal-to-conservatives Dear Savvy Senior, Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Movie Review - “The Purge: Anarchy” http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion_columns/30014789/Movie-Review---The-Purge:-Anarchy “The Purge” turned out to be quite the sleeper hit last year. The otherwise basic home invasion horror movie was masked by its cool setting: a future where once a year for twelve hours, all crime is legal. This typically translates to rich... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Apron Free Cooking ~ Apple Salad http://galioninquirer.com/news/lifestyle-food-opinion_columns/30023807/Apron-Free-Cooking-~-Apple-Salad Apples are usually used in fall recipes: apple pie, applesauce, and the like. Or they're considered diet food, more flavor and crunch than calories. I agree that apples are all of those things. But since we eat them all the time, I'm... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Movie Review - “The Purge: Anarchy” http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion_columns/5327249/Movie-Review---The-Purge:-Anarchy “The Purge” turned out to be quite the sleeper hit last year. The otherwise basic home invasion horror movie was masked by its cool setting: a future where once a year for twelve hours, all crime is legal. This typically translates to rich... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The Wine Guys: Walla Walla Valley http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion_columns/5312082/The-Wine-Guys:-Walla-Walla-Valley Walla Walla Valley AVA has a fascinating geological history. A subset of the Columbia Valley AVA of Washington State, this area was inundated by a series of catastrophic floods — the Missoula Floods — at the end of the last ice age 12,000... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Apron Free Cooking ~ Raspberry Shortcake http://galioninquirer.com/news/lifestyle-food-opinion_columns/5270046/Apron-Free-Cooking-~-Raspberry-Shortcake Hot summer evenings call for cool treats. Sometimes we take a walk to the local ice cream shop. Other times we have some fresh fruit treats. Strawberry shortcake is a favorite way to use fresh fruit, but some people aren't big strawberry fans. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Law You Can Use: Children may be witnesses in family law trials http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion_columns/5276607/Law-You-Can-Use:-Children-may-be-witnesses-in-family-law-trials Q: Can children testify in a divorce or custody trial? Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Movie review: “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion_columns/5275808/Movie-review:-Dawn-of-the-Planet-of-the-Apes 2011's “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” ended with a virus enveloping the world and dooming humanity, leaving apes to inherit the earth. It also ended with audiences thrilled about the reboot of the sci-fi franchise from the 60s. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Savvy Senior http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion_columns/5284866/Savvy-Senior Dear Savvy Senior,What are the cheapest cell phone options available today to seniors living on a shoestring budget? I only need it for occasional calls.Seldom Calling Senior Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Suspected child abuse must be reported http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion_columns/5255510/Suspected-child-abuse-must-be-reported In Ohio, state law imposes a duty on all school officers and employees – including administrators and employees of daycare centers – to report actual or suspected child abuse or neglect. That's why a preschool teacher at the William... Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A message from Galion Rotary http://galioninquirer.com/news/letters/5257351/A-message-from-Galion-Rotary Special thanks to Jan Meeks for donating his time and equipment for the PA system and set up for the bands during the Independence Day celebration on July 5. Also, thank you to the three bands that donated their time and talent that day: In His Name,... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Letter to the Editor - Derfler http://galioninquirer.com/news/letters/5239067/Letter-to-the-Editor---Derfler There has been considerable attention for the past few years about “smart meters” that electric companies around the country are anxious to make mandatory for all personal residences. I urge anyone who would like to find out just what all... Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Preparing students for what comes next http://galioninquirer.com/news/letters/5246069/Preparing-students-for-what-comes-next While driving around town, residents may have noticed some signs in their neighbors' yards announcing “Congratulations, I was trained at Pioneer.” Beyond celebrating our graduates, those signs are a symbol of the future for not just... Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Home Country http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion_columns/5020263/Home-Country Slim Randles Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Savvy Senior: Alternative Lodging Options for Retirees Who Travel http://galioninquirer.com/news/lifestyle-opinion_columns/5223837/Savvy-Senior:-Alternative-Lodging-Options-for-Retirees-Who-Travel Dear Savvy Senior, Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Movie Review: “Tammy” http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion_columns/5223087/Movie-Review:-Tammy “Tammy” is a movie where we're supposed to laugh at bad things happening to a pathetic character. Tammy (Melissa McCarthy) is responsible for a lot of the bad things about her life, but the world keeps piling problems upon her... Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Signers of the Declaration http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion_columns/5192008/Signers-of-the-Declaration This week we celebrate the 238th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, an event that set a new course for human history. There were 56 men who signed that document, which declared that “these United Colonies are, and of... Fri, 4 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST