Saturday, September 22, 2018

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...

One week away from the best five days of the year

As we get closer to celebrating Bluffton’s annual fall festival, it seems only right to dedicate today’s column to building excitement for the Street...

A crime of epic proportions

When I find them, they will be punished to the fullest extent of our family law: Never, ever, touch the thermostat before November 1. I...

Look! Up in the sky! It’s Chinese fireworks!

So, this weekend a now defunct Chinese space station is destined to fall down to earth. The only problem is, nobody knows exactly where...

A memorable Saturday in Wrigleyville

Saturday’s ideal weather meant that it was a perfect day for a road trip to Chicago to see the defending World Series champions at...

A New Year’s resolution to help fill backpacks with food for...

As my family finished Christmas lunch and gathered in the living room at our grandparents’ house to talk and spend more time together, the...

Looking for other presents, I missed the best one of all

To this day, I can’t believe I missed it. On Christmas morning some years ago, preadolescent me dashed down the stairs from my bedroom and...

Here in Bluffton, for now, but relaxation awaits

“You’ve still got a week to go,” she said. “Don’t check out early.” The “she” in this instance is Assistant Editor Jessica Bricker. She said...

Sometimes, good things do happen to good people

A week ago last Friday, I went to Indianapolis to see Chris Goff’s formal robing ceremony as he joined the Indiana Supreme Court. There...

Gardening is bad for my health

So, the other day I decided to make use of the cool evening air to transplant some cucumber seedlings I had been growing on...