Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Angelkeep Journals: Timeless verde green bliss

Bliss is spring green. Bliss is spring warmth. Flashes of bliss finally begin to raise their heads...

Cooper hawk stare down

It was not Angelkeep’s first encounter with Cooper. He was a semi-regular visitor at Angelkeep but seldom nearby with humans outside. Bird identification usually came...

The shortest (perhaps) Easter sermon ever

It occurred to me this week that while I have written innumerable columns about Christmas, I’ve never tackled the other major event in the...

Recidivism is out of control — now cut my grass

Last week while I was working Boston, a man in Franklin got so drunk he decided to mow his neighbor’s lawn. Was the neighbor grateful?...

This shooting strikes too close to home

I work in a profession that reports the news. Some of it’s good news. Some of it’s bad news. The facts are the facts,...

Just when you think you’ve seen it all …

Move along. Nothing to see here. That’s how I felt the other day walking across the Ball State University campus when I witnessed what can...

Welcome back, Street Fair

I’ve tried to run a little faster and a few miles farther the past couple of weeks to get ready for today. We all know...

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...

‘Tis the season for Christmas movies

It seemed as if the line in which I was standing to pay for some Christmas gifts was moving about as fast as a...

Mutated red-winged blackbird

The Biblical Joseph, son of Jacob and Rachel with his coat of many colors, could not have been any less noticeable than the red-winged...