I have been reading to Lori

I have been reading to Lori

I’ve been reading to Lori.Lori is my husband, Peter’s, older sister. She has cancer and has been battling it for a while now. She uses oxy...

August 24th, 2020 |  


Icons called home on same day

Icons called home on same day

It was hard to believe this week when two women who called Hillsboro home, yet impacted lives far beyond the confines of Highland County, both passed ...

August 21st, 2020 |  


Endless summer deserves proper finale

Endless summer deserves proper finale

We’re counting down the last days of summer at our house.That’s standard fare for parents in August. This year, it’s particularly tr...

August 20th, 2020 |  



Can you smell the good stuff?

Can you smell the good stuff?

I was digging through some of my old compact discs of music the other day and I ran across a CD that I had put some of my favorite songs on. I could n...

August 19th, 2020 |  


Future proofing with rural broadband

Future proofing with rural broadband

It’s been said that the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed all kinds of socio-economic weaknesses in America. The glaringly obvious is the state of o...

August 18th, 2020 |  


I have acquired a reputation

I have acquired a reputation

It seems I have acquired a reputation.I have been handing out dog treats for three months. Every day, I take the same trail, and every day, I meet man...

August 17th, 2020 |  


Elise Corwin had a life well lived

Elise Corwin had a life well lived

It was just a few days before Easter, Doug Corwin said, when his 32-year-old daughter, Elise, told him she was thinking about going to New York with a...

August 14th, 2020 |  


A community with no newspaper?

A community with no newspaper?

Editor’s Note: America’s Newspapers supports passage of the Local Journalism Sustainability Act, which was introduced July 16.What would m...

August 13th, 2020 |  


Keeping score keeps you sane

Keeping score keeps you sane

Thank goodness for sports on television.Our long national drought of excitement has finally ended. We’re able to cheer for overpaid hooligans ag...

August 12th, 2020 |  


Dancing through my bipolar life

Dancing through my bipolar life

Have you ever heard “Dance like no one is watching,” a song lyric by Susanna Clark and Richard Leigh from “Come from the Heart”...

August 11th, 2020 |