What new place will you visit in 2024?

Making time to travel is something that has always been important to me. Writing about those trips and other travel-related topics is...

Wrapping up Round 3 — with more questions, of course

While reading an opinion piece last weekend about a totally unrelated topic — trying to clear out some property tax cobwebs —...

Angelkeep Journals: What’s eclipse, history, and egg all over?

With only four days remaining to The Great Eclipse of 2024, the mass American Migration towards the Zone of Totality has already...

Passing on a love of board games

I grew up in a family of gamers. From a young age, I was playing Skip-Bo and Phase 10,...

Mourning a busted bracket but this time from Spain

As another year of March Madness makes us all a bit crazy, it’s time for this reporter to empty his notepad.

Some ‘wonderful’ seasonal courtside observations

We all know a number of people who think March is “the most wonderful time of the year.” And now you have...

Angelkeep Journals: The darkness of Good Friday revisited

Easter is coming soon. It should be the grandest of holidays on earth. However Christmas takes that role. It seems market dollars...

Vietnam’s three wars still haunt us all

Few times in the last hundred years has our country not been engaged in armed hostilities. Today, although not in a declared...

Experiencing kindness at a time we have needed it

No act of kindness — no matter how small — is ever wasted.  Those words summarize the moral lesson...

One giant leap into the 21st century for this old Boomer

One small step for most. One giant leap for others. That would be me. The time had come. Others,...