2:00 PM May 12, 2015
Just recently, I watched the film “The Bucket List” with Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman. I was with a group of my peers, and we thought it would be great fun to make our own individual bucket lists and compare them after we had all completed them.
1:02 PM May 8, 2015
“Waking up the garden” is something I look forward to every spring. Brushing away the broken twigs, leaves and brambles to see the tiny miraculous sprouts always brings me great joy.
3:00 PM May 6, 2015
One of the greatest failures of the FDR administration in the 1930s was the lack of support for anti-lynching legislation.
2:00 PM May 5, 2015
Happy May, readers. It’s nice to be back on Page 4 after my lovely daughter, Olivia, stole my notebook last month and replaced my column with one she wrote, which my editor subsequently published.
3:01 PM May 1, 2015
Paul Harvey made a career out of telling half a story, breaking for a commercial, and then telling the rest of the story — always with an unexpected outcome.
3:02 PM Apr 24, 2015
It is not news that public institutions often face difficulties in finding resources — not just money, but volunteers, programming space, advertising attention and even ideas.
2:15 PM Apr 23, 2015
This is a letter to Brian, owner of Dieseltec in Grandville, who wanted to sound off on a few things via his business’ Facebook page:
1:03 PM Apr 22, 2015
What’s on your bucket list?
2:50 PM Apr 21, 2015
It all started with my spot on the couch. My family was piling stuff there, and I knew what that meant. I had to find somewhere else to lay, and also we were going on an adventure.
2:48 PM Apr 17, 2015
In February, my family flew to California to visit my in-laws in the San Francisco area. It poured constantly for days, and our California family was visibly relieved for rain. Three years of drought were weighing heavily in our conversations.

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