South Mississippi, we don't want take your guns, unless you're the kind of person who would open fire in a Harrison County neighborhood, at a Gulfport gas station, a Pass Christian Mardi Gras parade or a Biloxi graduation.
President Barack Obama's visit to Hiroshima came almost 71 years after the conclusion of a world war that was fought and ended with tremendous sacrifice, huge casualties and immense devastation. Today, global nuclear arsenals are capable of destroying not only cities but also civilization itself. Albert Einstein's prophesy bears repeating: "I do not know how the Third World War will be fought, but I can tell you what they will use in the Fourth - rocks!"
Bill Curtis' "Solving climate change will require compromise" (May 15) forum argues that man-made global warming requires us to configure the energy infrastructure for nuclear and natural gas, an argument that probably struck many as appropriate but unrelated to their everyday lives.
Living on this shore since boyhood, I have been fascinated by clouds. It is not a scientific interest; I simply like to watch clouds. This afternoon, a phalanx of puffy, cumulus clouds appears above the barrier island and marches toward the mainland in formation, following the command of a mild, south southeast, sea wind. Other clouds, pretty as a picture, are overhead now, moving silently toward Wiggins.