Take a moment to thank a veteran

Dewey Randall  Ronald Reagan once paraphrased the words of Abraham Lincoln when he described our nation as “the...

The things that really matter

I have met a lot of people. Most are acquaintances. Some are great friends. A select few...

Veteran’s Day Eve at Angelkeep

Angelkeep will certainly think about all the valued veterans of America throughout today, the eve of the...

The numbers are numbing

Carrie Penrod It was only two.  I was nine years old when Columbine happened. I...

A 13-hour road trip to make a day trip to Bluffton

My wife and I enjoy travel about as much as Rick Steves, and many of our trips...

A puzzle: How can one be both pro-life and pro-death?

Been stewing about this for a couple weeks. It is a bit outside of my comfort zone...

Afraid of missing out on Veterans Day?

Murphy’s Law being what it is, whether you’re talking about a surprise party, a romantic getaway or...

Sometimes we need a little, light reminder

Carrie Penrod Hi, my name is Carrie and I have a terrible habit. Okay, a few. I bite...

Neighbors, community and inflatable pumpkins

I’m embarrassed to admit how much time and fuel I’ve spent these past few weeks driving my...

The loss of life, some time to think, and a burden acquired

Susan and I walking to the Burnside Bridge at the Antietam National Battlefield. I’d given my phone to a woman, asking...