In 1989 when the Berlin Wall came down, the world celebrated the birth of a new order. For nearly 70 years, the Soviet Union dominated half of Europe and spread the ideology of totalitarian communism throughout the world. Its empire extended across the world, influencing governments through its military and diplomatic power in Africa, Asia and Central America.
Janice Rech volunteers at the Ronald McDonald House among others.
Books are wonderful things. There is nothing more exciting than getting a new book and hearing the spine crack for the first time while thumbing through the crisp, sharp pages. They come in all different shapes and sizes: small and thick or short and slim. They add color to any room and say something about who you are.
As a hopeless romantic, I think Valentine's Day is a very exciting time of year. It may be my favorite holiday.
In response to "Nebraska needs harsher DUI laws," from March 8, 2011