Naughty, nice, and the mayor’s race

Naughty, nice, and the mayor’s race

Originally posted October 26, 2015It is fitting that each General Election comes so closely on the heels of Halloween, and these days the holiday actu...

October 31st, 2015 updated: October 31st, 2015. |  


It’s the teacher, not the book

It’s the teacher, not the book

It’s that time of year. No, not when thoughts turn to witches, pumpkins and leaves drifting to the ground. It’s World Series time.Yes, I&#...

October 30th, 2015 updated: October 31st, 2015. |  


October is passage to best time of year

October is passage to best time of year

Fall is just the best time of year and I think that is due in large part to the involvement of all the senses. Of course, one could argue the same abo...

October 27th, 2015 |  



Naughty, nice, and the mayor’s race

Naughty, nice, and the mayor’s race

It is fitting that each General Election comes so closely on the heels of Halloween, and these days the holiday actually coincides with the election, ...

October 26th, 2015 |  


Just adding to the lists

Just adding to the lists

Back in high school I spent most of my study halls hunched over a notebook; writing until my hand started to cramp; and glancing up at the clock, begg...

October 21st, 2015 |  


Wisdom is wisdom no matter the source

Wisdom is wisdom no matter the source

One of my favorite movies is the 1986 “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.”The film has stuck with me for a number of reasons, one of those be...

October 20th, 2015 |  


How to get questions answered

How to get questions answered

Many of you know that the new “smartphone” devices are our mobile gateways to Facebook, Twitter, email, instant messaging, videos, mapping...

October 19th, 2015 |  


Garage keepsakes spin a tale

Garage keepsakes spin a tale

In my garage sits an old table. It has a small round top with a drawer underneath and has been used for many things, but mostly it serves as a reminde...

October 16th, 2015 |  


Doing what’s best is not always easy

Doing what’s best is not always easy

Being a parent, to say the very least, is a rollercoaster ride filled with unexpected twists and turns and innumerable ups and downs. But it’s a...

October 13th, 2015 |  


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. |