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I aim to be at one with nature, but my aim is off target. It’s not my fault, though. It’s nature’s fault. It’s out to get me. Summer is for fun. It’s only nice weather … more
One of the things about writing a column every week is that you have to have life experiences to write about. Decades ago, and in another part of the world, I started out having a lot of opinions. … more
Some discoveries have been made. I don’t like to lose things, but inevitably, it happens to all of us. This is a story in two parts. The first has to do with my pants. The second part is a … more
Slow down people. What’s your hurry? I have a confession. I’m a pretty slow driver. I log a lot of miles each year, and it’s interesting to watch the driving styles of motorists. I … more
Caitlin Clark will do great in the WNBA. She can shoot, she can pass and she’s a savvy player. Clark did what no one ever dreamed anyone would do and that was to score more points than Pistol … more
It was an interesting weekend. If anyone would have asked me a few days ago what the odds would be of me doing these things on back to back days, I would have said one in a million. I should … more
I knew the weekend snowfall was going to come before most of you. In fact, I knew about it before many so-called weather experts. A few weeks ago, I attended a high school basketball game. … more
When we’re talking about Hall of Fame catchers, we’re really talking about a select group of 10 players who form the (almost) uninterrupted top of every statistical category. These guys … more
“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you”. Anne Lamott   The gardening stores  are starting sales on their products. It … more
“What falls but never gets hurt?”   ….........The rain!   The green color of our surroundings is really kicking my hormones to get outside and DO THINGS. I … more
Did I speak too soon?  It has been known to happen on more than one occasion, so it could be my fault.  It could also be some of you got too comfortable and lost your focus on THINKING … more
This Sunday is Easter Sunday and no matter which way you celebrate, secular, religious, or both, many are going to be “out and about” this weekend attending some form of gathering that … more
Have you ever felt like asking the question; am I going to make it, with all the challenges I face in this life?  The Bible gives us insight that can help us gain hope, faith and confidence in … more
My son was born the other day and my life changed forever. As I look at that little baby I see a man in process. He will look to me to learn how to be a man, a dad and a husband. I don’t know … more
“Did dinosaurs celebrate Easter? No, silly, they were egg-stinct”. One liner fun! I think we all recognize that Easter has its serious religious side and the fun, food and gift … more
The robins are starting to appear everywhere. I spied with my little eye a total of eight of them in one tree alone in the Eagle Bluff area of Hastings. This alone is a sure sign that spring has made … more
“Spring is nature's way of saying 'Let's Party”. Robin Williams We are heating up on happenings! The April Fool's Day storm really did an act that will be remembered for a long time. A … more
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