Saturday, March 23, 2019

Another year older, but none the wiser

This week I celebrated yet another milestone: I avoided dying for 365 straight days. The fire department was grateful to my family for not putting...

Access to parks and trails important to any community

Colleague Mark Miller used this space a couple of Saturdays ago to advocate for a project that is gaining a lot of momentum in...

Oct. 3 — an evening to mark on your calendars

Next month, Wells County residents will have an opportunity to hear from a nationally recognized author who will likely draw a crowd from neighboring...

Mole death X2. Unsolved cold case No. 8.6

Two, not one, moles floated in an earthen planter partially filled with rainwater. Discovered decaying corpses explained the pungent odor at the base of...

Angelkeep Journals: Now that Dead Winter has passed

Did you know there was an internet countdown clock for spring? Yep, true as dandelion abundance at Anglkeep. https://days.to/spring/2018 if you’re interested in the...

The Angelkeep dandelion challenge

Spoiler alert: dandelion bests Angelkeep human again. Not exactly front page news, thus this column’s location. Most lawn keepers eventually lose the dandelion battle...

Enjoy. It is springtime

Officially spring does not come to Angelkeep until March 20, but anytime within a stone’s toss of spring is worthy of celebration and outdoor...

The robots are coming! The robots are coming!

Do you have a robot in your house yet? Chances are you do, even if you don’t realize it’s a robot, because robots are...

What this then-fifth grader remembers about Sept. 11

My dad and I were watching the morning’s national news, waiting for the bus when it happened. I had just turned 11 a couple weeks...

My exercise regimen is going to the dogs

If it weren’t for my dogs I’d likely be dead by now. No, the dogs did not drag me from a burning building or summon...