Friday, October 22, 2021

I’ll admit that if you look closely enough — OK, maybe you don’t even have to look all that closely — you’ll see dust bunnies. And sand tracked in on the porch. Oh, yeah, and fingerprints on the windows.

So, in other words, my house is not quite spotless.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

As I write this column, the newest Nobel Prize winner in literature is being announced. In 1930, that honor went to an American author named Sinclair Lewis. While Lewis accepted that award, he chose not to accept the Pulitzer Prize that was bestowed upon him in 1926 for the novel Arrowsmith.

When we’re with our 20-somethings kids in Lincoln, we’ve become acquainted with the practice of using Grubhub, Ubereats or Doordash delivery to get our meals rather than going out. It’s a food delivery service but for about 400 different restaurants in the Lincoln area. The app on your phone…

Monday, October 18, 2021

Recently, there has been a lot going on with Afghanistan. President Joe Biden pulled American troops out of Afghanistan after the United States had been there for 20 years. He did this because he wanted to end the war over there, people were dying, more lives were at stake, it overall was a …

Being born in a generation who was not alive to experience the tragedies of 9/11, I will never truly understand the emotional heartbreak the citizens of America endured. This first act of international terrorism in the United States will never be forgotten. Not only did it lead to the United…

Friday, October 15, 2021

I’ll admit that if you look closely enough — OK, maybe you don’t even have to look all that closely — you’ll see dust bunnies. And sand tracked in on the porch. Oh, yeah, and fingerprints on the windows.

So, in other words, my house is not quite spotless.

Thursday, October 14, 2021
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Editor’s note: As part of a series of columns about the Norfolk Public Library.

Friday, October 08, 2021

I’ll admit that if you look closely enough — OK, maybe you don’t even have to look all that closely — you’ll see dust bunnies. And sand tracked in on the porch. Oh, yeah, and fingerprints on the windows.

So, in other words, my house is not quite spotless.

Wednesday, October 06, 2021

    Last month, I was out of state for a while, and anytime I travel, I like to find used bookstores to visit. One day, I happened upon what appeared to be a lovely used bookstore on the main street of a town I won’t name here. Naturally, I was happy to have stumbled upon the store, so I entered…

    I recently received an email from someone who had a Winston Churchill quote in their signature. I can’t even remember which quote it was, I was just excited there was another Winston Churchill fan out there. Most people think of Winston Churchill as the fat English guy who liked to smoke cig…

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    While community members and students gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday at Summerland School, it seemed only fitting that background music for the event was supplied by a combine spilling golden kernels of corn into a semi-trailer.

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