Thursday, December 13, 2018

Bobby and Sarah are getting married. I’m getting excited.

This is all starting to get serious. As of today, it’s only 12 days before Dave and Susan officially have an empty nest. I know,...

Making lemonade out of potholes

What a deal. Among the editorial cartoons I get, Gary Varvel, who works out of the Indianapolis Star, sent one last week about the proliferation...

Today’s Christmas music may not be tomorrow’s

A little more than five years ago, my daughter walked down the aisle of the First Church of Christ here in Bluffton holding on...

A timely solution (fact?)

Re: “Some people just won’t give up” Saturday Sub column Nov. 10. Reading your article I thought would it be more useful if you and...

The intriguing complexities of our laws and rights

When contemplating the move I made more than a year ago into a retirement mode, one of the things I had envisioned was spending...

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...

Angelkeep and animal cruelty

Last week’s story of a Christmastime spirited release of fowl birds from the tops of downtown Bluffton businesses would certainly have been considered animal...

The darkest day of the year

They don’t call today “Black Friday” for nothing. In fact, it’s actually sunny today so they definitely weren’t talking about the weather. No, it’s more...

Oregon says ‘yes’ to self-serve gas and people panic

Since 1951 it has been a law in Oregon that people who own gas stations must always have an attendant on duty to pump...

Spotting a northern harrier

Angelkeep is not a location where birdwatchers can remain silent. Even visitors not normally prone to bird watching get caught up in the excitement...