Our better angels still lay beyond the stars
At a little after 11 a.m. on Tuesday, the American space program, literally and metaphorically, touched down for the last time at Dulles International airport near Washington DC.
Time together always priceless
“. . . she thinks we’re just fishin’.” So goes a line in a popular country song. The song is about a dad and his small daughter going fishing and the daughter tells her dad about her kitten, her clothes, things she likes. The dad gets to share time with his daughter, learning about her ideas and what is important to her while the daughter thinks they are “just fishin’.”
Listening makes all the difference
We are pleasantly surprised at the turnout for the first and second installments of Mayor Joe Wellman’s listening sessions held earlier this week.
Easter's true meaning revealed
Here we go again…walking the fine line of teaching my daughters the real meaning of Holy Week without getting all caught up in the material world of candy and bunnies, and yet not depriving them of the fun and festivities of Easter and springtime.
Giving back and helping others
It is great to live in a community of achievement.
A column too manly to write
Not long ago, I actually had the pleasure of returning home from work before my wife was asleep.
Glad old habits don't die too hard
“Nate, we need you to be a reporter this week.”
A sadness felt by everyone
Eight days ago, this community suffered a tragic loss. Our hearts were ripped apart as we heard the news of an accident which took the lives of two young men — both just 16 years old.
The elusive Indiana sasquatch
It doesn’t matter how unrelated things are, there always seems to be just a little common ground somewhere.
Preparation is the best form of protection
As the local schools’ call to parents of early dismissal last Friday sent parents into panic mode, we kept an eye to the sky hoping and praying for the best. Thankfully, we were spared damage in our immediate area, but we mourn for those who lost loved ones because we, too, know the devastation and heartbreak twister season can bring all too well.
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