Saturday, December 15, 2018

I’m not crazy, but one loony neighbor is enough

We got a new neighbor the first Sunday in December. But we lost him — or her — this past Sunday. And that’s a good...

Happy Dexter Day to everyone!

It is here! It has arrived! It is Dexter Day! Wherever you are, do something. Although I’m not sure what. Watch some old television, maybe? Back...

Angelkeep and animal cruelty

Last week’s story of a Christmastime spirited release of fowl birds from the tops of downtown Bluffton businesses would certainly have been considered animal...

Why did our local officers grow beards? There’s a good reason

You might be startled to see local law enforcement officers with a lot of facial hair lately. Or, in some cases, you might be...

‘Tis the season for Christmas movies

It seemed as if the line in which I was standing to pay for some Christmas gifts was moving about as fast as a...

‘Remarkable’ is as good a word to use as any

It is really quite a remarkable loose-leaf binder. The pages are not numbered but they measure more than an inch in thickness. How it...

Shipping and receiving … and reshipping

Everyone orders stuff online these days because it’s easier and sometimes even faster to get the things you need without taking an hours long...

Christmas spirit and the animals

What is Christmas without thoughts of animals? The reason for the season involved stabled animals. Perhaps a cow for the inn’s milk supply. Surely...

Time for stricter do-not-call laws

I didn’t make any online purchases on Cyber Monday this year, but my cell phone was ringing much more than it does most days. I...

Non-nativity characters give us instruction for the season

I am thinking of Mary and Martha as the Christmas rush gets into full swing. Those of you with a Biblical bent to your lives...