Tis the season to see ‘A Christmas Carol’ on stage

Traditions certainly play an important part in our day-to-day lives, especially around the holidays when families tend to spend more time together.

Santa’s mailbox ready again

Santa’s mailbox ready again

Busy time. Lots to do. Taking a break, however, is 13 points.

It’s all just getting started, but it feels like a chore.

Appreciating what we may (or may not) deserve

It’s that time of year when we focus on being thankful, which is a good thing of course.

Thanksgiving: A good time to get some gas

I have been taking a whole lot fewer aspirin these days, now that I don’t need a second mortgage to fill up my gas tank.

Saturday Sub—Every day seems to bring another puzzle

I have lamented in this space on prior Saturdays about the things I don’t understand. You would think that as you age, that list would grow smaller.

Just Jerry—My Thanksgiving marathon is on!

Most people train for years before competing in marathons and I am no different.

A little less traditional shopping this Christmas season

I’ve never been one to procrastinate too much except when it comes to shopping.

Chili cook-off a success

On behalf of Wells Community Boys & Girls Club, thank you to everyone who contributed to the success of our 5th Annual Dan Weldy BGC Chili Cook-off! We had eighteen competitive chefs vying for first place.

In praise of ‘Into the Woods’

Congratulations to Gavin Drew and the entire cast of “Into the Woods.”

We must do something. I am open to suggestions.

Saturday morning’s News-Banner was looking pretty good early Friday evening.

Saturday Sub—‘Flowered up’ prose and price-fixed sodas

Weekly Angelkeep contributor Alan Daugherty enjoys reading the old Bluffton Chronicle copies online.

Just Jerry—Who knew? Beer bellies are bad for you

In the latest news release from the headquarters of Captain Obvious: Beer bellies are bad for your health.

Angelkeep Journals—Finding a snake skin

Nature offers an abundance of educational and thrilling observations of what is to the flora and fauna a normal segment of life.

The veterans we salute include two groups you rarely hear about

From Bunker Hill to Baghdad, there has always been a select group of Americans willing to fight and possibly die for a cause greater than their self-preservation.

Time for healing at Mizzou

I don’t know who is right. I’m not sure who is wrong.

In 1972, the future was 20 years ahead. Clarke knew it.

There are, occasionally, advantages to being a packrat. One can compile a report card on Arthur C. Clarke.

Saturday Sub—This was not a normal election (hopefully)

As elections go, this one was about as quiet as they get.

Reading Ben Carson’s books

Several weeks ago I received a phone call from the Tea Party wanting money to support their efforts.

Just Jerry - It’s not DST; It’s ‘normal time’

It wouldn’t be November without the obligatory ranting and raving about “what a pain Daylight Saving Time is.”

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