New and old friends collide

New and old friends collide

For years I avoided Facebook like it was the plague. I guess it was because I really didn’t want many people knowing about my personal business,...

April 15th, 2016 |  


Rick Sansone: ‘When will you make an end?’

Editor’s note: The following was emailed to The Times-Gazette on Wednesday night by Rick Sansone, husband of Debbie Sansone, administrative assi...

April 14th, 2016 updated: April 14th, 2016. |  


There is a lot to celebrate

There is a lot to celebrate

Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, those are both on the horizon, but there are a profusion of other, less-recognized days to celebrate right aro...

April 12th, 2016 |  



Fear can’t hold progress hostage

Fear can’t hold progress hostage

Before we venture into today’s main topic, let’s clarify an item on the Drew Hastings investigation that was presented elsewhere last week...

April 11th, 2016 |  


The wonder in a kid’s eyes

The wonder in a kid’s eyes

It struck me when we pulled into the Rocky Fork State Park Campground last weekend for the annual Kids Trout Derby and I could see from a distance tha...

April 8th, 2016 |  


There’s a whole lot to love

There’s a whole lot to love

While the powers of invisibility can have its perks, it is not always all it’s cracked up to be.As so many of my previous columns have come, thi...

April 5th, 2016 |  


The remarkable Emily Davis

The remarkable Emily Davis

I sat across the table from little Emily Davis and her aunt, Pam Chaney, at the Hillsboro Rotary meeting last Tuesday. Emily was the poster child for ...

April 4th, 2016 updated: April 4th, 2016. |  


Good night, Mr. Hamner

Good night, Mr. Hamner

Other than “The Wonderful World of Disney,” no doubt my favorite television program growing up was “The Waltons.” So, when I r...

April 1st, 2016 |  


A window into yesterday, today

A window into yesterday, today

My oh my, how things have changed. And while that is something we all know, it always is a bit of a shocker to see the evidence of just how much thing...

March 29th, 2016 |  


The PC world gets rattled

The PC world gets rattled

A headline caught my eye a few days ago. It read, “Washington Post staffer says Donald Trump hit on her.”Goodness, I thought to myself, wh...

March 28th, 2016 |