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  • Sidelines: My first-ever hole-in-one – more or less

    It was a long time coming, but it finally happened. I got a hole-in-one.Granted, it was only miniatu ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • Editor's Note: Cool morning, shopping frenzy – time to go back to school

    It seems just last week we were planning our schedule of summer activities, and now it’s already done.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:22 am
  • The fine art of mowing

    Chains were one of the first things a growing boy had to learn. That was followed by gas and oil. The first was for survival, the second, more importa ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Editor's Note: Garage sales take on a life of their own

    I love to shop, but as weird as it is, I like getting rid of things almost as much as I like acquiring them.
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sidelines: 40 years since the scandal that made me grow up

    It was 40 years ago this week. Aug. 9, to be exact.I got up one hot morning and, without telling any ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 10:11 am
  • Editor's Note: Scavenger hunt honors young man's sense of adventure

    This is not a happy story. But sometimes stories with an unhappy beginning can have a hopeful ending.
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 10:06 am
  • Sidelines: An extraordinary experience at the ball park

    I’m not the kind of guy this usually happens to.I went to the Chicago Cubs baseball game Saturday on ...
    July 28, 2014 - 6:20 pm
  • Editor's Note: Be the good in the world

    For my birthday this year, my brother and sister-in-law made me a beautiful piece of wall art. It says, “Believe there is good in the world.”
    July 28, 2014 - 6:26 pm
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