Columnists

  • SideLines: Learning at the knee of a know-it-all kid

    Want to feel stupid? Not the household, garden-variety kind of stupid, but the real, no holds barred, no doubt about it, you almost need a license kin ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:24 am
  • Editor's Note: Celebrating the greenest week of the year

    It’s a green kind of week. Tuesday, April 22, is Earth Day, and Friday, because it’s the last Friday in April, is Arbor Day.
    April 22, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • SideLines: The power of prayer in a chilly situation

    At the beginning of the year, I predicted I’d do something so stupid I’d have to write about it. I knew it was going to happen, I just didn’t know it ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:45 pm
  • Editor's Note: Free vehicle safety checks for seniors

    The weather on Saturday threatened not to cooperate with our local egg hunts, but let nothing come between a mob of children and their candy.
    April 14, 2014 - 5:32 pm
  • SideLines: To know him was to know a friend

    I only met him once in person, which was half as many times as I talked to him on the phone, but it didn’t matter. I considered him a friend.
    April 8, 2014 - 10:33 am
  • Editor's Note: Tell me my fortune...or lack thereof

    Ihad an oddly unsettling experience at a Chinese restaurant.At the end of the meal, the waitress bro ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:26 am
  • SideLines: Face-to-face with a ghost from the past

    I wasn’t sure if I was going to go. Or even if I should.She was a girl I knew in high school too man ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:01 pm
  • Editor's Note: It's the April Fools thought that counts

    Did you prank anyone Tuesday? I didn’t. I never do. It seems I can never think of good April Fools D ...
    April 2, 2014 - 3:56 pm
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