Turn snow drifts into sand castles

Turn snow drifts into sand castles

Maybe it was shoveling the snow again Saturday morning, after having to move the giant drifts last weekend.Perhaps it was dealing with school delays o...

January 30th, 2019 |  


Joy in a 2,495-game losing streak

Joy in a 2,495-game losing streak

Born to lose.What do a goose and a meadowlark have in common? More than you think — if you are a Harlem Globetrotter fan.Reece “Goose̶...

January 29th, 2019 |  


We felt like we knew them

We felt like we knew them

For as long as I can remember, I have had a small lamp hooked over top of the headboard of my bed. It is a treasured reading companion — a compa...

January 23rd, 2019 |  



Get busy paying attention

Get busy paying attention

I have been looking for inspiration for another article here recently. I like my articles or stories to have meaning, and for that to happen I feel th...

January 18th, 2019 |  


Treasures in the trash

Treasures in the trash

I guess you could call me a hoarder, at least when it comes to memorabilia and clothes. I don’t feel like the label fits, but my wife keeps tell...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Stopping the madness at four-way stops

Stopping the madness at four-way stops

My grasp of the workings of a four-way stop are as follows: all four ways stop. On the face of it, this does not seem to be too complicated. Nor does ...

January 14th, 2019 |  


No church, plenty of soccer

No church, plenty of soccer

We have officially endured our first winter storm of the season, and for the most part I believe we have made it through.I always enjoy watching the r...

January 14th, 2019 |  


Where everyone knew your name

Where everyone knew your name

I spent my New Year’s Eve last week in much the same way I’ve spent it for the past decade: sitting on my couch at home, surrounded by fam...

January 11th, 2019 |  


The empty chair

The empty chair

As the holiday season arrives, all of us have that empty chair at the dining room table: a parent, a sibling, a child, a friend. If you will be patien...

December 19th, 2018 |  


Other drivers driving me crazy

Other drivers driving me crazy

Having just driven approximately two billion miles in the past six weeks, it seems to me it’s time to discuss vehicles and the people who operat...

December 19th, 2018 |