Columnists

On the Town: Local teen a winner in many different ways

Here’s some great news for Folsom: Courtney Critz, a Folsom High School senior, was recently awarded first runner-up at the Miss Teen International Pageant in Jacksonville, F ...

Coaching Cafe: How to set good boundaries

Would you say that setting and maintaining good boundaries ranks among the top five life skills? Maybe even the top three! If you imagine someone you consider is living a fulfillin ...

On The Town: Cell phones and vinyl records

If you read my column last week, you are probably aware of my recent cell phone mishap. Actually, that was just the beginning of an arduous adventure towards replacing the little g ...

Telegraph editor bids farewell

Two major life events happened for me in 2008. The first was the birth of my son, Liam, and the second was taking the editorial helm of the Telegraph. The two events were only a mo ...

From Where I Sit: The view from my very limited vantage point

In spite of lifelong efforts at knowledge, ignorance seeps through all of us. Our ignorance is greater than our knowledge. I try to capture something here in 400 words containing s ...

On the Town: Cell phones and water don’t mix

I have a confession to make because this incident happened to me three times within the last 15 years. I took my cell phone swimming again and everything I did to revive it proved ...

From Where I Sit: What in the world is going on?

What in the world is going on? I mean, literally. Our world seems to be like a huge pile of dry gunpowder and numerous matches are lit all around. I know we have always had war and ...

Olga on Investments: Market risk in retirement

In the past few years, we have really seen the effect the market can have on our portfolios. There have been lows and highs influencing many investment accounts. Although accounts ...

Coaching Café: Overcome self doubt

Do you doubt yourself? Let’s explore new possibilities for embracing our tendency to doubt, and how to use it for victory. From a personal development perspective, when you ...

On the Town: What should you keep in the fridge?

Bet you didn’t know, I love to read the “Readers Digest.” The stories are short, there are many tidbits I never knew and it’s small enough it doesn’t ...