My birthday on Saturday has been the best one yet.Of course, over the years, my standards have changed a bit, too.
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When there's a possibility of a tornado, as there was here in Highland County over the weekend, I feel much safer than the average potential tornado victim.
July 28th | 0
So there I was, sitting at my desk Thursday afternoon going through my normal routine when the phone rang. “There's this lady walking down Route 50 dressed all in black. I'm curious and I think it would make an interesting...
July 26th | 0
On July 21, 2007, people across the world dressed in wizard's robes and waited for the final installment of the Harry Potter series.
July 23rd | 0
When we judge or criticize another person, it says nothing about that person; it merely says something about our own need to be critical. – Attributed to Winston Churchill.
July 20th | 0
Not long ago one of my colleagues here at The Times-Gazette, Angela Shepherd, wrote a column about how much she likes her hometown of Greenfield. I like Greenfield, too. In fact, I like just about every little community in Highland County and each one...
July 18th | 0
In his children's classic “Winnie-the-Pooh,” A.A. Milne once wrote, “Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.”
July 16th | 0
Hillsboro police officer Brian Butler was honored at Monday night's city council meeting for his courageous action in rescuing a woman from a house fire.
July 16th | 0
It is with heaviness in my heart that I deleted the shortcut to Watch ESPN off of my browser today. I am sure many of you, judging by the comments I am more than used...
July 15th | 0
Hello, Highland County and beyond, I'm back. Yes, I've been absent from this page for three weeks, but I ran into a busy stretch and then had to help a son move to Rhode Island.
July 11th | 0
Jack Kerouac once said, “The only truth is music.”But, to expand on that, I can't help but think another truth is this: It's nearly impossible to find someone who doesn't like music.
July 9th | 0
Every year, no matter where I am, I watch a fireworks show on the Fourth of July. This year, as I made the trip to my mom's in Indianapolis, I thought about how this would be the first year without going to see an organized fireworks...
July 8th | 0
The news last week that Facebook recently conducted an experiment designed to test whether the emotions of its users could be manipulated brought about a firestorm that is bewildering.
July 7th | 0
In my 22 years on this Earth, there are a few things I have gotten to know quite well: chairs, stepladders and the tips of my toes.
July 2nd | 0
A couple weeks ago, my family and I, along with some friends, set out for an extended kayak trip down Paint Creek.
July 1st | 0
I used to do a lot of commercial flying, and while I didn't mind the flying itself, I hated the airports.
June 30th | 0