I like the way my mom thinks.
I remember in 1971 (I was 15) when states ratified the 26th Amendment, lowering the voting age from 21 to 18. That seemed reasonable at the time, but it turns out we should have lowered it even further.
It was one of those vacations that seemed jinxed almost before it started. We were headed to Minnesota to visit a high school friend and like my wife and I often did back then, we departed home in the evening, planning to drive all night and straight...
Hometowns are a funny thing for me, mostly because I have a hard time naming just one.
Saturday, as those big, fat beautiful flakes of snow were falling all the livelong day, my daughter and I were sorting Girl Scout cookies.
Ever since Pam Limes announced her intention to run for mayor last summer, people started speculating on a race between Pam and incumbent Drew Hastings.
It was a long time ago, and I almost forgot about it. But I was reminded of it when I saw a story in The Times-Gazette this week about allegedly stolen marbles being found at a local pawn shop.
Last week, we survived the first of three Friday the 13ths for 2015. That's right, this year we are lucky enough (note the irony) to have three instances of that fabled and dreaded day.
I may not always, rarely actually, like what I see in the mirror, but I see me as I am, and I don't let that hinder who I am.
When we think logistically of the heart of Hillsboro, we think of the intersection of Main and High streets, where sits our beautiful Highland County Courthouse, a postcard perfect vista that has served as the very symbol of Hillsboro and Highland...
Most of my Saturday afternoons for the past several weeks have been spent officiating games for the Highland County Elementary Basketball League. It's a good gig.
Am I the only one who thinks that, even though February is the shortest month, it somehow always seems to last the longest?
We all know what the Golden Rule is. We all know we should practice this ethic of reciprocity. But, do we?I came across Luke 6:31 the other day, and what a great reminder.
Brian Williams done went and did it, if you'll pardon the colloquialism.
It's basketball season, in case you didn't know, and most nights this time of year our sports editor, Robert Stegbauer, is out covering a game somewhere or other. Sometimes, when he returns we'll discuss the game, and maybe even...
To start off this column, here's a simple fact that none of us likes to admit: Assuming is a part of human nature.
I cry. It's not something I make any bones about. I just cry.