Another timely lesson from Ebenezer Scrooge

At the beginning of fall, we both thought our Christmas tradition would still be on this year.

Some things are part of this season, but not central to it

I am amazed sometimes when I consider the scope of the mythology around Christmas.

Is it the jeans? No, it’s the suit

I’ve found a cure for what ails you. Late last week, I sat down...

He takes community responsibility seriously

This week former News-Banner editor and publisher Mark Miller was recognized as the Wells County Citizen of...

Angelkeep’s Gift of the Magi

Oh Henry! It could make a great Christmas gift, the candy bar. A book by that author...

In the end, it’s just the right thing to do

It turns out to not be a Chinese proverb, but rather a Chinese curse: “May you live...

Remember when eating was fun?

The worst thing about 2020, aside from the fires, the pandemic, the murder hornets, and Tiger King,...

Gifting in the Christmas spirit

It happened weeks prior to Christmas Present. A time when boxes of Christmas wares sat in the...

Apparently, it looks like it ought to be a 4-way stop

Is it just me, or does it seem like downtown Bluffton is booming some days?

Singing in the car, but not in the choir

A couple of years ago, as part of our Christmas services at church, I did some research...