Column: Trying to find positives in this world can...
by Dick Yarbrough
Columnist
03:55 PM, Thursday, September 18
The Woman Who Shares My Name instructed me that this week’s column was to be about positive things. She said she is tired of bad news and thought you felt the same way. “Surely, you can find some positive things to write about,” she said, “and tem...

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