Just fine in ‘our little world’

Just fine in ‘our little world’

The other night while watching YouTube I heard a song by country singer Tom T. Hall called “Our Little World.” He sang of the tranquility ...

May 8th, 2019 |  


Civil forfeiture should end

Civil forfeiture should end

Our nation has some pretty absurd laws. For example, the federal government has declared the importation of crocodile feet to be illegal if done in op...

May 7th, 2019 |  


Mothers are special

Mothers are special

I remember thinking that Mom would always be there. Even shortly after my Father’s funeral when without her knowledge I heard her praying in the...

May 6th, 2019 |  



A promise finally kept

A promise finally kept

After somewhere around 37 years, a lost class ring is finally on its way back to its original owner.Last week in this space I wrote about keeping a pr...

May 3rd, 2019 |  


Weighing in on college affordability

Weighing in on college affordability

A good colleague of mine at Owens Community College in Toledo started a Twitter campaign with the hashtag #EndCCStigma. From this campaign, stories ac...

May 1st, 2019 |  


Time to get busy living

Time to get busy living

My birthday is yet again quickly approaching. I have always loved my birthday. It is always nice to feel special even if I do get a little older each ...

April 30th, 2019 |  


Watching from life’s window

Watching from life’s window

As I breeze through life at what seems to be an alarmingly increasing velocity, it is as though I am watching scenes from the window of a fast-moving ...

April 29th, 2019 |  


Time to follow through

Time to follow through

Many years ago my paternal grandmother asked a favor of me. I never really followed through, and since I recently stumbled across the item she asked m...

April 26th, 2019 |  


Our View: No sunshine behind closed doors

The Times-Gazette found Friday that all three Highland County commissioners met this week with the county auditor and treasurer to gather information ...

April 26th, 2019 updated: April 26th, 2019. |  


The need for finding your dog

The need for finding your dog

“Purchasing a dog should not be a knee-jerk reaction to what you perceive as a want … when it is the need that is important.” John P...

April 25th, 2019 |