Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Thinleaf sunflower

Beautiful wildflowers are welcome at Angelkeep. Any plant that is not welcome is referred to as a weed. So even an invasive plant can...

Reporting on an openly anti-reporter president

I never thought I would be so apprehensive to do my job as a journalist in 21st Century America — but I guess this...

Only seven years old — not so vintage after all

I used this space a couple of weeks ago to write about the word vintage following an experience I had with my 2011 Mac...

Things to look for, and consider, on Tuesday night

I was watching “60 Minutes” Sunday evening and there was a promo for Stephen Colbert’s program, which is going to be live Tuesday night,...

Having seen more leaves than normal this fall …

What is it about the leaves? Fall would be a wonderful season if winter didn’t follow — and each passing year seems to make winter’s...

It’s almost here — are you ready?

In a very short period of time the country will change and there is no way to stop it. Believe me, I’ve tried. No matter what...

Angelkeep’s ‘weed’ crop: Indian hemp

Officer, arrest me if you must. Here’s my wrists, and my story. Early growth of Indian hemp at Angelkeep appeared to be milkweed. It even...

America’s beloved novel has a complicated history

Last week it was announced “To Kill a Mockingbird” was voted America’s best-loved novel. The Associated Press reported more than four million votes were cast...

Access to parks and trails important to any community

Colleague Mark Miller used this space a couple of Saturdays ago to advocate for a project that is gaining a lot of momentum in...

If you love basketball, you need to watch this

I wish to commend to you the series “Basketball: A Love Story.” I love roundball. When I was asked a few years ago what my...