Rose Nolen columns
The government should take action to bring more attention to the dangers of texting and driving.
The question is not how did we get into such a worrisome situation, but how do we get out?
It used to be safe for children to roam neighborhoods on Halloween, but times have changed. Parents need to take an active role in supervising their children.
Members of Congress should stop hiding from their constituents and give them a chance to voice their discontent. If senators and representatives want voters to complain less, they should give them less to complain about.
People are much too willing to share personal information, and that's just not necessary.
Without level-headed parents and a strong, well-grounded educational system to guide the way, a lot of people got lost and drifted in and out of the good life.
When parents fail, society assumes the responsibility of taking care of their children. Taxpayers pay for foster care and assume the cost of juvenile justice despite having no control over they way children are raised.
Americans can learn from those living in villages and hamlets, where residents are the government. If they want something done, they must step in themselves.
An upcoming vacation is a reminder that Missouri has the best people, places and things, which is something to celebrate.
A strong feeling of community support makes it much more likely to lead to a fulfilled life.
No one should have to tolerate disrespect in order to do the job they agreed to perform.
As The Cat Who Disappears explores his new home, Missourians should explore their own history.
The way we live today means that more families are seeing feuds and conflicts that tear the family apart.
The ongoing war against drugs in Missouri is straining resources and tainting the state's image.
Working youths of today don't seem to have the ethical understanding or drive to abide by the rules of the workplace.
A new apartment's lack of storage space forced the end of a rewarding habit.
There was a time when older people stabilized the community. Today they seem to be left stumbling through the community as "at-risk" as everyone else.
Living in an apartment offers a freer lifestyle and less responsibility than owning property.
If we weren't so "busy" being entertained, we might have a chance at using our brain for something constructive.
Technology may simplify the act of connecting and communicating. But what toll does that take on our ability to connect to real people in the real world?