Angelkeep Journals: Divide bearded irises or die

Bearded iris became a favorite of Angelkeep’s gardener in childhood in a young appreciation of the planting...

A new law and its affects on my job, the public at large

The Indiana state legislature passed a bill into law this year that I have had mixed feelings...

What’s on students’ minds?

Kristen Ross gave her U.S. Government class at Norwell High School an assignment for the semester: Identify an issue that is impacting...

How do you spell that word? (Don’t ask spell-check)

When I was growing up, spelling was not my forte.  I made it out...

At least it’s a fun word to say: Discombobulation

Life is hard to read sometimes. For instance, it is interesting — sometimes puzzling...

Please don’t call it ‘Junior High’ anymore

My youngest daughter, Isabel, graduated from Norwell Middle School this week. When I was a kid we...

Angelkeep Journals: Thank you for your service

It is nearly a week to go before Decoration Day, its creation intended to honor Civil War...

Too much distracted driving

One of the many benefits to the warmer weather that has finally found its way to northeast...

Is everything political? It depends on your definition

I am quick to point out in conversation that the word “political” stems from the same root...

It all makes sense: Bigfoot is a Hoosier

Forget about James Dean, Michael Jackson or David Letterman. The most famous Hoosier is surely Bigfoot.