Austree ‘adieu’ and ‘au revoir’

“Adieu,” or should it have been “au revoir?” If Angelkeep internet French was correct, the goodbye of adieu was a more formal “see you never...

The darkest day of the year

They don’t call today “Black Friday” for nothing. In fact, it’s actually sunny today so they definitely weren’t talking about the weather. No, it’s more...

On crime and punishment … which makes me hungry

A man in Texas was recently sentenced to 50 years in prison for stealing more than $1 million worth of fajitas. It was $1,251,578 worth...

Toothwart, tooth-funny to Angelkeep nickname

New spring flowers are always a challenge to identify, at least to this nature lover and seasoned learner, now fully aware that it will...

Outdated lyrics, and outdated male behavior

I was in a play this fall and one of the other actors was a young man named Jack Jones. When I think of...

Concerns and comforts on the state of our union

I’ve always wondered about coincidences. Albert Einstein is credited with calling them “God’s way of remaining anonymous.” I commend to you the lately released biography...

What winter freeze can cause

Brrr. Not a stutter. Winter hit. Brrr. Did you know that the authority of Oxford Dictionaries (If you can’t trust the British for proper oratory,...

Does everything have to be politicized to death?

News Flash: The NFL has been overrun with politics. The actual game is now secondary to players kneeling, raising fists or staying in the...

Hoping for common-sense ground on gun issues

It was April 20, 1999, and some of my classmates and I were returning to Bluffton High School that evening after having competed at...

A 1960s decision brings Warren students to So. Wells

I’m sure that if the people of Huntington County knew then what they know now, they wouldn’t have put their goofy school consolidation plan...