Dreams of Mendelssohn, Cash

Dreams of Mendelssohn, Cash

I like to periodically take stock of my dreams. They don’t come often, but when they do, I become aware Felix Mendelssohn and I have something i...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Hoping for the Parks & Rec job

Hoping for the Parks & Rec job

The City of Hillsboro is considering the creation of a Parks and Recreation district. I hope they do, because I’ll apply for the job of director...

July 17th, 2017 |  


Friday is for high school football

Friday is for high school football

Walking out of the back of the door of The Times-Gazette offices the other day, I heard a noise off to my left.It sounded like someone talking over a ...

July 14th, 2017 |  



Sad to see Colony Theater go

A friend sent me an article about the demolition of the Colony Theater. It saddens me greatly that it is now gone. Many small towns and cities are tea...

July 11th, 2017 |  


Let’s admit it, conservatives love the mainstream media

Let’s admit it, conservatives love the mainstream media

Here’s a secret the mainstream media should know about Republicans, conservatives and Trump supporters. Disjointed alliance that they are, they ...

July 10th, 2017 |  


It’s an old family tradition

It’s an old family tradition

It has been strangely odd, in some ways, that twice in the last couple weeks rescuers have been called to scenic Rocky Fork Creek Gorge to rescue stra...

July 7th, 2017 |  


The line between public issues and private decisions

The line between public issues and private decisions

On Monday, The Times-Gazette filed a public records request with the city of Hillsboro for a tape recording made of an executive session conducted by ...

July 4th, 2017 |  


Life comes with no guarantees

Life comes with no guarantees

A somewhat chance encounter with long lost friends is always a treat, especially when you hold those you have not seen in a long time in high regard. ...

June 30th, 2017 |  


Touching the monuments

Touching the monuments

Washington D.C. on the Fourth of July; Sitting in a hotel room in Washington, D.C.; Looking out the window at the miles of history.The Statler Brother...

June 29th, 2017 |  


Health care vote will tell us whether the GOP is ready to win and lead

Health care vote will tell us whether the GOP is ready to win and lead

Will the Republican Party finally demonstrate that it is ready to win, lead and govern, or continue to shoot itself in the foot?That’s the quest...

June 26th, 2017 updated: June 26th, 2017. |