Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Traveling 401 years back in time to London

I’ve used this space several times during the last decade to marvel at how technology has impacted our day-to-day lives, especially the internet.  Social media...

Saluting the offbeat stuff: Here’s where to find it

The classic definition of news, someone once said, is man bites dog. Dog bites man is the usual stuff; man bites dog is unusual. After...

Numbers you can believe — or not

Yeah, yeah, yeah. A lot of people love this week. That’s fine. I can also tell you that, having mysteriously obtained a reputation for not...

Ten years ago at the Bluffton Street Fair

Hard to believe but it’s been 10 years since the first time I attended the (amazing, incredible, wonderful and definitely All-American) Bluffton Street Fair. During...

Father and son green heron fishing

Actually, the headline for this week’s Angelkeep column is false news. Truth in reporting includes the fact that gender of the pair of green...

Oct. 3 — an evening to mark on your calendars

Next month, Wells County residents will have an opportunity to hear from a nationally recognized author who will likely draw a crowd from neighboring...

Welcome back, Street Fair

I’ve tried to run a little faster and a few miles farther the past couple of weeks to get ready for today. We all know...

Lobbyists and commercials: Sources of information

Many years ago, I spent a day following State Sen. Gary “Doc” Dillon on a day when the General Assembly was in session. It...

Do feel like someone is watching you?

It’s been gnawing at me. A few years ago I would occasionally get up on my soapbox and rail about something called “Big Data.” The...

Smashing Pumpkins understood the Colts

When Billy Corgan sang “Despite all my rage I am still just a rat in a cage” many people (myself included) could relate. We...