The road to Indianapolis

For the past five years, the first full week of February has meant starting a three-month routine that will end with a trip to...

Oh, those Ramblers — then and now

When I was a kid, there were college basketball doubleheaders in the Chicago Stadium. The host school for these events was Loyola University of...

North American river otters: Wow.

Angelkeep must admit to a great bit of envy to certain individuals, who shall remain unnamed, that live beside the Wabash River and have...

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...

The patio cardinal nest

... and then there was none. Each day sitting on the patio brings feeding cardinals. And with every visit the memory of Angelkeep’s family of...

Now, it’s on to the next big thing. And then the next one.

Where did the time go? My son got married over the weekend, and what was supposed to be an outdoor wedding with a beautiful pond...

I didn’t win Friday, but we all might win Tuesday

Now that it’s evident that I did not win the Mega Millions lottery last Friday night (after all, I’m slaving over this column for...

Once upon a time (in a galaxy far away)

Once upon a time I wanted a small dog. So, I went and got one. I named him Sweetie. He’s a long-haired Chihuahua. If you...

Sign me up to transport puppies in 30 years

I don’t spend too much time thinking about retirement, as it is about 30 years down the road for me and I love my...

The many eLearning days creating some eDebate

Out of genuine curiosity, and as the one who manages nearly all of The News-Banner’s social media content, I posted something on...