A funny thing happened on the way to spring

Ah, Angelkeep is all a-giddy. Spring officially arrives in four days. It’s been six weeks since Punxsutawney Phil charged the microphone in Pun-City, PA,...

The ‘Gas Tax’ bill is coming down to the wire

Nobody likes new taxes. That was quite evident in my discussions with two of our local representatives — Sen. Travis Holdman and Rep. Matt...

I’m a fan of springing forward, Chicago and March Madness

After an eventful week in which a few ideas to write about came to mind, I thought it would be best to tackle all...

It’s tourney time again, but I really don’t care who wins

It is the time I most look forward to — March, particularly March Madness, the season-ending tournament that concludes the college basketball season.It’s not...

Four days of GP duties get an added bonus

Absolutely.That was our response when our youngest son asked if we’d be available to watch their brood for several days while they were off...

The Russians are coming! (Maybe, maybe not)

Somewhere Joseph McCarthy is likely spinning in his grave.Although shrouded in mystery, unanswered questions and enigmas of “state business” it sure seems as if...

Multiple seasons change in March

Everyone knows, well, actually not everyone knows nor cares, that seasonal change from winter to spring is upon us. Angelkeep claims to be non-partisan,...

Time to act is now to extend Interurban Trail

Driving down North Main Street certainly has changed these past few months. No longer do we see cyclists having to use the highway while...

An up-and-down weekend. Dickens had nothing on me.

I am sure I am not the first individual to make use of Charles Dickens’ memorable opening line from “A Tale of Two Cities”:...

Town hall meetings get a ‘thumbs-up’ review

It’s Oscar season. Can’t resist a movie theme …The meetings are rated “G” for “Good.”There was a fairly good crowd at last Saturday’s “Third...