A lesson in capitalism

A lesson in capitalism

It seems to me that with all the whoop-de-do about socialism and what it is or isn’t, I figured an object lesson in capitalism might be appropri...

November 12th, 2019 |  


A lesson on impeachment

A lesson on impeachment

Democrats in the House of Representatives seem determined to impeach President Donald Trump. That makes this a good time to refresh our memories about...

November 12th, 2019 |  


The most important decision

The most important decision

It was a blessing to be able to travel to Israel in June of 2001.Four of us had worked hard to organize the trip – three ministers and me. At on...

November 11th, 2019 |  



Young trees need your attention in fall

Young trees need your attention in fall

If you have a home orchard, this is the time of year to start protecting young fruit trees from deer damage. Landscape trees like crabapple, weeping c...

November 11th, 2019 |  


Veterans may thrive despite TBI

Veterans may thrive despite TBI

Veterans Day has traditionally been a time for Americans to pause and thank the men and women who, through many years and too many conflicts, have hel...

November 9th, 2019 |  


Military marches on its stomach

Military marches on its stomach

At times the veterans I interview mention chow, grub, mess and the cooks who prepared their food.There is no definitive answer on who first expressed ...

November 8th, 2019 |  


You can’t fool a tree

You can’t fool a tree

As much as you might wish for a particular tree, and no matter how much that tree appeals to you, you can’t fool it into thriving in growing con...

November 5th, 2019 |  


‘Thank you for your service’

‘Thank you for your service’

“What do you say?” Growing up, how many times did one of my parents ask that question?A conservative answer would probably be in the hundr...

November 4th, 2019 |  


Questions to ax about ax throwing

Questions to ax about ax throwing

It was a sign to make you stop the car. “Adult Beverages and Ax Throwing.” A natural combination if ever there was one.I have thrown an ax...

November 4th, 2019 |  


Scary tales from long ago

Scary tales from long ago

In Thursday’s print edition this week we published a story about Justin Brown, a local paranormal investigator. It is not the kind of story we p...

November 2nd, 2019 |