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Travel in Style!

Milepost 948 This little gem was forwarded to me by one of my railroad friends. It looks like a GREAT way to travel to Washington, D.C. for the nation’s birthday! You can read all about it here: Download 20thCentury This is a pdf file that would require the free pdf reader...

Price is Wrong

Shout/ Shout/ Let it all out These are things I can do without – Tears for Fear My purchase of a cool Cincinnati Reds’ jacket is on hold for now, thanks to a profane tirade by its manager. Reds’ skipper Bryan Price logged 77 f-bombs during a five-minute rant...

Too Much Information?

Perhaps there can be too much of a good thing. That was my dilemma after winning a prize at a recent raffle. First, I rarely win anything, such as a lottery. (My chances would greatly improve if I actually started buying lottery tickets, though.) My prize was a Memo tablet. At...

A Casual Observer

And you won’t see me (You won’t see me) You won’t see me (You won’t see me) – the Beatles We are in the midst of March madness basketball. There was a time when I devoured the entire NCAA tourney and reveled in consecutive basketball games, filling...

Why Ask Why?

Cause you know sometimes words have two meanings – Led Zeppelin Thank you, Florida. The same state that brought us questionable ballot machines has now provided easy answers to complex matters. Just stop using certain words! Some leaders in the Sunshine state ordered...

Here Comes the Sun

Any way the wind blows/ Any way the wind blows – Joe Walsh As the mercury creeps above freezing, many have complained they are tired of this winter. That’s their right, to be sure. One woman at a city business recently told anyone who would listen that she was tired,...

Too Much Fuss?

I can’t get to sleep I think about the implications Of diving in too deep And possibly the complications – Men at Work Been following this controversy about a recovery house being considered for women. Guess some near Greendale Avenue worry a drug recovery home for...

Better Call Saul

I know. Eerie, right? – Saul Goodman, upon finding two skateboarder friends at a skate park Why should we pull for a shady lawyer who is down on his luck and down to his last dime? Do we care his “law office” is actually a cramped storage room in the back of a...

Ch-ch-ch-changes

I’ll be the roundaboutThe words will make you out ‘n’ outI spend the day your way – Yes The only constant, they tell us, is change. Dunno who dropped that pearl of wisdom, but this feels true. Recently our newspaper has seen two new faces filling voids...

The Interview

They hate us because they ain’t us – Dave Skylark Being an intrepid blogger, I recently traveled outside Hancock County so that I could view the controversial, topical film, “The Interview.” After all, many news outlets had covered the turmoil surrounding...