So, we just bought a rather large, old house with a full acre of property. The house was built in 1928 and originally had a sculptured sunken garden in the back. What we have now is a full acre of saplings, weeds,...
When Dad (Harold Andrew) was a lad on the family farm outside of Uniondale, he liked to do a bit of hunting for rabbit.
We paused for a second to catch our breath as we reached the top of the hill.
Bill Veeck had one of the greatest baseball minds ever. His autobiography, “Veeck as in Wreck,” makes me smile every time I think of it. I used to have my own copy of the book, but I think it was trashed out in the...
It has occurred to me this week that I may have written more words about Bob Hayden than any other single individual in the nearly 16 years I’ve been here (although two certain county officials are doing their best to...
OK, I admit it: I’m a sucker for dogs.
It’s Mother’s Day, not Mothers’ Day, by act of the U.S. Congress.
It took 12 years, but I finally got the nerve to accept the challenge looming on my horizon since 2001.
There have been many people who have made Wells County what it is today — political leaders, captains of industry, businessmen, religious leaders, and the occasional man-on-the-street who proves the axiom about...
If nothing else, the prospect of a wind turbine farm or two in the county has been an opportunity to learn new stuff.
You will all (mostly) be happy to know I survived my three day trek to Virginia.
The debate and process of the wind farm proposals have raised interesting issues along the way, not the least of which are conflict of interest and financial statements.
Sunday night, while an employee of a fraternal organization dumped beer bottles into a Dumpster and motorcycles revved their engines at the intersection of Main and Market streets, I joined in to do a little reading.
It’s just a fact of life: I am not a quick thinker.
As is the case so many times, it involves numbers.
With the end of April comes many days with ample opportunity to wile away the hours on the patio.
It’s difficult to find the right words to write about the horrific Boston Marathon bombing that stunned the nation last week when three people were killed and more than 180 were injured after the two bombs exploded.
Robert Redford’s documentary, “All the President’s Men Revisited,” made me think of the differences between then and now.
Among the sadness this week in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon Bombings (a proper-noun treatment for the day which I don’t think is official) references to past tragedies have popped up in some news reports.