Tax season: Here comes another ‘fun’ time

It’s just not real fun. You may have noticed the 2023-pay-2024 Property Tax Rates chart was published on the...

Angelkeep Journals: Leap Year, when February has 29

Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November. All the rest have thirty-one, excepting February alone, and that has twenty-eight days clear,...

The things we miss

A few random bits happened in the past week that have me in a nostalgic mood. This past Friday,...

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...

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...