Author: Terry Anker

Cropped Anker, Terry

Column: Prognostication

As much as we humans are the same (our tolerance for climate, days without water and isolation from each other fall into narrow bands), we take a near excessive pride in our distinctions. Amused...

Cropped Anker, Terry

Opinion: Sloth versus the will to succeed

One struggles with the concept of sloth. We enjoy a leisurely weekend on the sofa pretending to “catch-up” on vital recorded sit-coms, all-the-while sleeping soundly as our families cooperate with the fiction. However, on...

Cropped Anker, Terry

Opinion: Strategery

One can certainly hope that spring is officially in the air. The warmer days are becoming more consistent and even the stubborn remainders of this year’s bitter winter fade. Yet in spite the debris...

Cropped Anker, Terry

Opinion: An emotional rescue

As the discussion about public transportation continues in our fair communities, we are encouraged to think about our own habits and how we might make individual use of such amenities were they to become...

Cropped Anker, Terry

Opinion: Incantation station

It may be a product of our literary history. Or, it may just be a part of our DNA. Whatever the genesis, we humans expect that objects or magic talismans will keep us safe,...

Cropped Anker, Terry

Opinion: The secrets we keep

Social media has opened up a new world for window peepers. Unbeknownst to many of us, our photographs are taken hundreds of times per day. Happily, most of the celebrity we might anticipate is...

Cropped Anker, Terry

Opinion: A driving concern

Like many Americans, I spend way too much time in my car. Offices are scattered across a two county area and we have yet to fully adapt to video conferencing as an alternative to...

Cropped Anker, Terry

Opinion: Wanton act of violence a waste of time

Even as we recover from our collective disappointment that the big game didn’t provide us with adequate thrills, one is brought to contemplate the modern ethos surrounding the grand combat that is contemporary football....

Cropped Anker, Terry

Opinion: Failing infallibility

Few things frustrate us more than making mistakes, especially big mistakes. They not only point out our own fallibility, they also remind us to slow down and pay attention to the details of what...