Saturday, November 18, 2017

America got it wrong! Again.

I am proud to be an American. The land of the free and the home of the brave. The place where all are welcome...

Yellow nutsedge

A new plant arrived at Angelkeep this past summer, almost going without fanfare amid all the election angst. Like recent winners of the voting...

Numbers help tell Election Day stories

Election Day has always held a fascination. My earliest recollections of the importance of the event came from my parents. They watched the conventions and...

Changing of the seasons means basketball is near

The first day of winter is still several weeks away, but a glance outside reveals its getting closer even though the temperature indicates otherwise. My...

Should we be sad or glad that the end is near?

The end is near. I am tempted to make a sandwich board sign and walk around Bluffton’s main intersections this weekend. The end of an...

Amazing sports stories of the week

This has been a truly momentous week in the world of sports. The triumphs, the tragedies; the stunning upsets and incredible comebacks. It has...

Write-in William Henry Harrison

It is Indiana’s Bicentennial Celebration. Angelkeep is enjoying the yearlong festivities. Thus an option to next week’s election is entering an unprecedented but historical...

Debates on the airwaves but Christmas in the air

Time for this reporter to empty his notebook on a brisk fall Sunday morning. — “Are you watching the debate Sunday night?” It’s a question most...

Kaepernick’s protest, other NFL players, and its target

I’ve been looking at the Colin Kaepernick/NFL national anthem protest and its fallout from about 16 different angles, and I’m still trying to wrap...

Torches, ice cream and flowers: A special day

There are days of my newspaper career that contain more memories than others. Last Friday is one of them. It is safe to say...