Term limits, Tom Horst, plaza meetings

Term limits, Tom Horst, plaza meetings

A few political tidbits this week…Downside of term limitsIssue 1, a statewide ballot initiative, would change the way state legislative district...

October 12th, 2015 updated: October 12th, 2015. |  


I still can’t tell you why

I still can’t tell you why

For some reason I decided a little more than three decades ago to try my hand at umpiring adult slo-pitch softball games. Before I knew it 18 years an...

October 9th, 2015 |  


Isn’t that just bombdigity?

Isn’t that just bombdigity?

Sometimes, it’s hard for me to remember a world before the Internet. I grew up in such a time – well, sort of. It was a time at least befo...

October 7th, 2015 |  



Lost dog served as a reminder

Lost dog served as a reminder

Waiting, whether it’s in line at the grocery or for an outcome that is out of your hands, is no easy feat. Patience is a virtue, I’ve alwa...

October 6th, 2015 |  


The Big 5 ready for Halloween

The Big 5 ready for Halloween

GA: Today my guest by telephone is Count Dracula, the infamous Transylvanian vampire. October is still his big month each year as he leads his monster...

October 5th, 2015 updated: October 5th, 2015. |  


Our View: Let your voice be heard at the polls

Hard to believe, but early voting for the 2015 General Election starts Tuesday.The Highland County Board of Elections recently reminded voters that so...

October 2nd, 2015 |  


What I learned from banned books

What I learned from banned books

As a self-proclaimed word-nerd, I have only one thing to say: “Happy Banned Books Week!”Book banning seems to be a topic that inspires eit...

September 30th, 2015 |  


Pinterest not the place for my parenting

Pinterest not the place for my parenting

I’ve written about my childhood a time or two and I’m having another go at it. That was your warning should you have zero desire to hear a...

September 29th, 2015 |  


The leadership vacuum will be filled

The leadership vacuum will be filled

A vacuum in leadership will always be filled, although not always by those who should be leading. That’s why it’s important that the Paint...

September 28th, 2015 |  


Was it really that long ago

Was it really that long ago

A few days ago my grandson was asking for money for something I didn’t think he needed, so I told him maybe he should get a job.“I’m...

September 25th, 2015 |