On becoming somewhat of an internet sensation

Click here to see our lightsaber duel.When I agreed to have a Star Wars-inspired lightsaber duel with my new husband at our wedding reception this...

Jades are in, in memory of Mom

Jade: a green bean perfect for home gardens.Mom: a queen of green bean canning.Brother: a Three Sisters gardener; introducer of Jade.Now that introductions conclude,...

We need to get invested in each other

Life only happens when you’re connected to someone. If you’re not doing that, you’re doing it wrong.I’m not advocating for marriage here, although I’ve...

The president and I have 100 things in common — sort...

With all the hoopla last week about President Trump’s First 100 Days, it occurred to me that sometime in there, I had reached this...

If you can read this, your eyes are better than mine

While you are reading this wonderful column I am recuperating from a whirlwind tour of Boston.Well, not exactly Boston, but the Hynes Convention Center...

How can we utilize what we’ve learned this past week?

My six-day series on drug addiction treatment and available resources in and around Wells County ended Wednesday with the question from one of my...

Ducks, the pond and musical chairs

If you are too young to remember playing musical chairs, then you might as well stop reading. Angelkeep had a water version of the...

An overdue thank you to a plethora of B-H teachers

As I was flipping between radio stations last weekend as I drove between Fort Wayne and Bluffton, I heard a brief announcement about teachers....

Adventures in air travel: I’ve been lucky. Can I get paid?

I’ve been watching the battles between airlines and passengers with some degree of interest. My interest is born of my own experience. It’s been a...

The Nobel prize winner had it mostly right

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Some French guy is supposed to have said that. Stevie Nicks sang “Nothing Ever...