Day: January 6, 2016

Is It Mourning Already?

Even though they tend to sing before dawn, mourning doves are so named for their sorrowful song. The melody is a low-pitched, sort of hollow series of whistles. The first two phrases have a high pitch with the last three generating a single, low pitch.

Looking Ahead at 2016; Light vs Darkness?

by John J. Metzler Weirs Times Contributing Writer NEW YORK—It’s time to consult the crystal snow globe for a look at both the likely and unexpected events which will shape the New Year. Serious strife both in the Middle East, and Africa to a lesser extent, have expanded leading to a culture of conflict with

New Year, Old Memes

by Ken Gorrell, Weirs Times Baby New Year is only weeks old and the scythe-wielding old man of 2015 has passed away. Beyond the symbolic hand-off little has changed. Same old resolutions made and quickly broken, same challenges, same hopes and dreams. Unfortunately, being an election year, the 2016 Baby will live most of its


 by Mike Moffett  Weirs Times Columnist CHIP KELLY It was a bummer to hear that the Philadelphia Eagles fired head coach Chip Kelly just before the NFL regular season finale. After all, Kelly was the only NFL coach to “friend” me on Facebook! Granite Staters who otherwise could care less about the Eagles were pulling