Independence Day just keeps going for some people

It is long past time we consider extending the Independence Day holiday to include the two weeks before and the two weeks after July...

I done seen a duck do dat

I may have laughed. I know I smiled a lot. I wondered. I pondered. I thought — if not stating it aloud — something...

Board of Works decides, and the reporter watches

John Whicker, the newest (by far) of Bluffton’s five Common Council members, attends every Board of Works meeting even though he’s not a member....

Just don’t blow your hand off or maim your children

Growing up in Indiana, our backyard fireworks were pretty much limited to sparklers and smoke bombs. Oh, and those little things that popped when...

This week’s lesson: How to run without dying

I read an interesting article the other day entitled “How to Run More Than a Mile Without Feeling Like You’re Dying.”They failed to suggest...

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...

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...

Warm beer, Sundays and Daylight Savings Time

Indiana’s antiquated liquor laws have been popping up for debate for several years. Much like the debates over Daylight Savings Time never seemed to...

Time to kill? Consider sitting in traffic

If you suddenly find yourself with too much time on your hands, consider a road trip. Nothing serves to remind us how fleeting time...

Angelkeep summer vacation or staycation?

Summer arrived yesterday. The memory of the struggles of March and April turning to warmth are long past, and the thought of leaving home...