Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Congress needs to represent us. But it also needs to act

Back in January, you might have noticed a story from Oklahoma about James Lankford, that state’s senior US senator. Lankford, a Republican,...

Angelkeep Journals: Angelkeep milestones and millstones

An Angelkeep ash tree provided the perfect example to define both a milestone and millstone of this place.  Angelpond...

Midnight texts with and about coach

In general, I don’t believe sending a text at 11:57 p.m. is the right thing to do.  And yet...

Choose to spread joy today and every day

Full of life. Kind. Joyful until the end. Doug Brown used those lovely words in this space two Saturdays...

Struggling to get out of a ‘do-nothing’ mode

There have been occasional thoughts the past several weeks about doing something — taking a walk, deciding where to eat supper or perhaps...

GOP governor candidates need to move beyond federal issues

Five leading candidates are seeking the Republican nomination for Indiana governor in what promises to be the liveliest and most expensive GOP...

Angelkeep Journals: Versatile wood ash brings back memories

Some may have missed the fact that yesterday’s Valentine’s Day was also Ash Wednesday. For those aware it was possible to not...

The sovereignty of conscience

When should one’s conscience have the final say in a dilemma? Or must it answer to a higher authority? And if such...

Dinner with a rock star

Larisa and I were on vacation last week with our best friends. I hadn’t planned to write about it — 10 people...

Letter to the Editor: Thank you for a special day

Thank you to everyone who came to my 100th birthday party. Thanks for all the cards, gifts and flowers.