Summer bridge repair

Summer’s here. Today. First day of the new season. At Angelkeep that means that the procrastination to do outdoor jobs must end. It took a...

I’m David. When I heard ‘Robert,’ I was in trouble

It has become the universal shorthand for raising children: When Mom uses the middle name, the kid knows he’s in trouble. (I use the pronoun...

If you had this option, who would you choose?

I wrote this column a couple months ago, but something popped up that was more timely; happened again the next week, and then the...

Gardening is bad for my health

So, the other day I decided to make use of the cool evening air to transplant some cucumber seedlings I had been growing on...

A Canada geese spat?

Today, Thursday, June 14, is Angelkeep Journals’ debut birthday eve. Twelve years ago tomorrow, this column debuted to perhaps a readership of two. Today,...

‘We’ll keep in touch’ is a goal that’s too often unachievable

I call them accidents of geography, those relationships that you nurture when you are close at hand and that seem to fall apart when...

A ‘vision’ idea for our ‘quality of place’; Can we do...

It might go back to that city planning document of 1954. The prognosticators at the time did not foresee residential growth spreading north along Ind....

I’m a killer and I make no apologies

I try. I really do. I recycle, I plant indigenous flowers to attract butterflies; hang bird feeders for indigenous birds. I even use my banana peels...

PNR and Hezekiah 1:1

It has become Angelkeep tradition that at least one new variety of plant, usually a perennial, finds a place to live in Angelkeep soil....

Random acts of kindness all around us

One of the most enjoyable parts of writing a weekly column is the feedback that our readers provide. Sometimes that feedback is in person at...