‘Tis the season to look back … and forward … and back

Looking back on the past year, I spent a lot of time looking back. A portion of that had to do with 2018 including my...

A simple concept could lead to a life with less, but more

Ongoing renovation projects and decluttering at home have me thinking more and more about the “minimalist” movement. If you are unfamiliar with the term, a...

Revitalization leaders respond: We are trying to save downtown

The members of Bluffton NOW! (New Old & Wonderful) agree that it certainly is sad that the oldest brick building in our downtown has...

Trying to simplify a complicated decision

Been struggling with a decision I will need to make here in the next few weeks. Had thought that watching Sunday evening’s debate would...

Daytona vs. Indianapolis? It’s Indianapolis — for now

One calls itself the World Center of Racing and it’s home to “The Great American Race.” The other is called (it doesn’t call itself this)...

A (long) trip to Mecca did not disappoint

This is not a case of “be careful what you wish for” … but the thought occurred...

Six Mile marking 180 years

On Sunday September 2, 2018 Six Mile Church will celebrate it’s 180th anniversary. What an amazing milestone.    At a time when thousands of...

This shooting strikes too close to home

I work in a profession that reports the news. Some of it’s good news. Some of it’s bad news. The facts are the facts,...

Several important choices remain on Nov. 6 ballot

Sometime this past summer, as it became apparent there would likely be no races in the fall local elections, I began some research in...

On Thursday, Ellis will tell us how it is for one last time

If I need to know what’s up in Bluffton, the best source I have is Ted Ellis. I often ask questions along...