A tale of two young men

A tale of two young men

This column was supposed to be about David Wright, for the past year our assistant editor here at The Times-Gazette, and his announcement two weeks ag...

June 21st, 2019 |  


When science and life don’t mesh

When science and life don’t mesh

This article is going to betray my age, and it will probably betray yours, too. If you are in your sixties or older, the story that follows may elicit...

June 20th, 2019 |  


Spending a day at Old River

Spending a day at Old River

Last Saturday evening, my wife Brenda and I drove to Dayton to have dinner at one of our favorite restaurants, the Pine Club.Unfortunately, we arrived...

June 19th, 2019 |  



So long, and thanks for reading

So long, and thanks for reading

In this newspaper, on these pages, I’ve written about some of my most difficult moments in life.I’ve grown up in these very pages, from a ...

June 18th, 2019 |  


On the subject of moving…

On the subject of moving…

There are few things in life that bring me the joy that I find in moving all my possessions from one location to another. Among that list are root can...

June 17th, 2019 |  


The swing chains tell a story

The swing chains tell a story

As I was walking to the post office the other day an acquaintance stopped me and asked if I was done writing articles for the newspaper. I told her it...

June 13th, 2019 |  


Woman was in a hurry

Woman was in a hurry

It was one of those mornings. A morning when the slight, cool breeze humming through the bedroom window, turning into a whisper that softens the brow ...

June 12th, 2019 |  


Always a home in Highland County

Always a home in Highland County

I’ve tried for a long time to put into words how I feel about Highland County. What is it like? What does it represent? What would the world, my...

June 11th, 2019 |  


Saluting all dads, especially mine

Saluting all dads, especially mine

My sister, brother and I lost our father when we were quite young, and now he’s been gone for nearly as long as he lived on this earth. While it...

June 10th, 2019 |  


Any day is a good day to hug Dad

Any day is a good day to hug Dad

Have you hugged your dad today? Yeah, it’s corny, but just do it. I can’t.Dad died in his sleep one afternoon in 2007. He told Mom he didn...

June 8th, 2019 |