Do we really need a Starbucks?

Do we really need a Starbucks?

It’s about time to make New Year’s resolutions, isn’t it?I got an early start on my resolutions this year. My big resolution for 202...

December 27th, 2019 |  


We all have more than we deserve

We all have more than we deserve

Remember the Modern Stone Age Family? The original Flintstones aired from 1960-1966. It was so much fun to watch.In one of the spin-off shows, there w...

December 27th, 2019 updated: December 27th, 2019. |  


Hypocrisy on full display

Hypocrisy on full display

While we are told that the ridiculously partisan impeachment debacle currently playing out in our nation’s capital is a search for the truth abo...

December 26th, 2019 |  



Pay attention to things that matter

Pay attention to things that matter

Christmas with our children and grandchildren is something we always look forward to each year, and this past weekend was ground zero for this year...

December 25th, 2019 |  


The one thing America needs this Christmas

The one thing America needs this Christmas

When I first joined the United States Army Reserve in 1998, Bill Clinton was president of the United States. I didn’t vote for Bill Clinton, but...

December 23rd, 2019 updated: December 23rd, 2019. |  


Have a very merry Christmas

Have a very merry Christmas

Sometime not long after Thanksgiving, the sounds of Andy Williams Christmas songs would fill my childhood home daily, and the house would smell of the...

December 20th, 2019 |  


End rationing of ‘Merry Christmas’

End rationing of ‘Merry Christmas’

The conversation with an old friend, who I see about once a week, was coming to a close.“Hey, if I don’t see you before Dec. 25, Merry Chr...

December 19th, 2019 |  


Not everyone is so lucky

Not everyone is so lucky

I didn’t know Sherry Walls, the mother and daughter and beloved friend who lost her life last Friday, but as the person who handles most of the ...

December 18th, 2019 |  


Good luck to those who follow

Good luck to those who follow

If it had been aired to a large local audience, there no doubt would have been shouts of relief and sighs of regret when Mayor Drew Hastings gave his ...

December 18th, 2019 |  


The Bella Chronicles: Grand theft

The Bella Chronicles: Grand theft

Bella Blu was born Aug. 17, 2013 to beautiful chocolate lab parents in Adams County and has been a part of our home, The B Home, since she was 5 weeks...

December 17th, 2019 |