Thursday, February 21, 2019

Saying goodbye to my mom, because a transition is at hand

“Like sands through the hourglass, so are the days of our lives.” That was the introduction to the long-running...

I was born to talk. And I have a face for...

It’s strange that I make my living as a writer, considering I have always preferred speaking to writing. All my life, or at least as...

Some time without a smartphone not so bad

It’s odd how we grow so attached to pieces of technology as time goes on and as those devices become almost essential in our...

Graduating into a changing world — then and now

It was a few years ago, earlier in this decade. A 50-years-ago event came to light and I realized we were in for a...

Can we work together? Wisdom from Canned Heat

A friend of mine told me very recently that she really likes my column on Mondays. “I do too, when I’ve got something to write...

I like the arguments, but I prefer the friendships

Everything’s an argument. Correction: Everything can be turned into an argument. One of my best friends and I disagree — and disagree strongly — on the...

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...

On crime and punishment … which makes me hungry

A man in Texas was recently sentenced to 50 years in prison for stealing more than $1 million worth of fajitas. It was $1,251,578 worth...

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...

In memoriam: 100 years ago, Wells County lost a soldier

This week marks 100 years since Private Grover Sheets of Wells County died in World War I. He is often referred to as the...