Will the eclipse bring another Y2K apocalypse?

Part of the discussion in Thursday’s news staff meeting was how much is being made about Monday’s solar eclipse. “I don’t recall the last one...

Angelkeep’s Weber kettle gets repurposed

The kettle grill, likely built by Weber in another century, was in too good of a condition to be assigned a final resting place...

Drooping is a sign of aging

One human inhabitant at Angelkeep can be regularly seen stooped over the handle of a push mower ...

Fairy rings and commensialism

Angelkeep holds to a much stronger belief in leprechauns than lawn fairies. Angelkeep even fails to own a garden gnome. Being a quarter progeny...

Happy New Year 2017 to my children (and you, too!)

It’s been one heckuva week over here. The weather has been mild, my workload has been reasonably light, but unfortunately, school was cancelled all...

Just like the Blizzard of ‘78

Blink and you’ll miss it. All that white stuff laying on the ground is something us old folks once called “snow.” Now we call...

Highlights from the best four days in the sports year

If I can brag a bit, I am a bit proud of myself. Sat down to enjoy the NCAA marathon Thursday evening and was lamenting...

If you can read this, your eyes are better than mine

While you are reading this wonderful column I am recuperating from a whirlwind tour of Boston. Well, not exactly Boston, but the Hynes Convention Center...

Is Ken looking good? No, but somebody thinks so

Ken has a man-bun. This is not big news across the board, perhaps, but it illustrates a certain worldview to me and my only reaction...

A mid-summer civics lesson on ‘open access’

It is not unusual, in the months following each session of the Indiana Legislature, to see “Report Cards” from such entities as the Indiana...