Commentary

In last week’s column, I mentioned four things I have said to my grandchildren in the way of advice. They’ll work for your kids, too, and for those you love who are not biologically yours. Basically, I suggested they choose a job they love so they won’t dread going to the office or the field every day, and I said that they should never be afraid to ask questions when they don’t know the truth involved.

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Regular readers of this column are well aware that digital books (eBooks) are making tremendous inroads in the publishing industry. With the purchase of millions of e-readers, along with smart phones, tablets and other digital devices, the market for eBooks has exploded. Several companies including Amazon and Barnes & Noble have introduced dedicated readers such as the Kindle and the Nook that allow the user to carry an entire library of books and magazines in a lightweight, thin electronic device.

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The 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee continues to deliver class-leading capability with refinement and features that consumers appreciate. Since its introduction, the current generation Jeep Grand Cherokee has become the most awarded SUV ever.

For the 2013 model year, Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland Summit models have new standard features that raise the bar even further in terms of luxury.

Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland Summit

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The Examiner bills itself as “The Independent Voice of Southeast Texas” and strives to report the news without fear or favor. This leads to some uncomfortable moments for those who would take advantage of vulnerable citizens in our society, which is how it should be – and we don’t plan to stop anytime soon.

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Seldom do I ever write a column to a specific age group, nor do I try to dispense advice to folks when I am not qualified or trained to do so. I do have opinions, as does any decent wordsmith, and I do share them in various ways with those who choose to give me the time of day in reading my work.

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There has been a recent buzz in the blogs about Adobe possibly releasing full, registered copies of their popular software products for free. A reader of this column sent me a link a few days ago that appeared to be an authentic Adobe website that offered full copies of its “Creative Suite 2” (CS2) software for free, including license codes.

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The Chevrolet Volt has established an entirely new segment in the global automotive market. It is a four-passenger car designed to provide the fuel-saving and emissions-reducing benefits of an electric vehicle without the range limitations associated with all-electric vehicles.

With numerous awards that include prestigious North American Car of the Year and European Car of the Year honors – as well as a loyal and passionate customer base – the innovative Volt is bringing new customers into Chevrolet dealerships.

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Contending for years that the most difficult task any individual has to do in life is to maintain balance between their educational, professional, charitable and family time, I’ve personally never seen this effort so daunting. Just think of your own holiday calendar from Thanksgiving through the New Year. We all love our friends and family, our coworkers (mostly), our neighbors, and those we come into contact with all year long, but when the holiday parties take up every night of the week, where is the time to dedicate to family?

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Chevrolet Tahoe is an attractive full-size SUV that offers spaciousness and comfort. And for 2013, Chevrolet Tahoe is available in LS, LT, LTZ and Hybrid models, all offered in 2WD and 4WD.

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