Saturday, Dec 20, 2014


When moving, what’s essential or extraneous?

The Harris family moved recently, during which we learned a few things about life. The first, which we sort of knew, but hadn’t really tested in a while, is good friends are essential to your stuff getting from one place to another. It’...
Published: 12/04/14

Letters to the editor

Political arrogance
Published: 12/04/14

Never too early for Christmas

Like many others, the holiday season is my absolute favorite time of year.
Published: 12/03/14

Short and longer term successes needed for economic development

Highlands County learned some invaluable information in a recent study measuring the county’s ability to lure new businesses and jobs to the area. It’s a mixed bag of news, though. A few things are highly fixable while others are much m...
Published: 11/30/14

Letters to the editor

Nothing new
Published: 11/30/14

Seeing an old friend in a child’s smile

Sometimes you cling to the memory of someone’s eyes and smile. That’s the case with Tony.
Published: 11/30/14

Climate change, really?

Okay, I don’t know about you, but I’m sick, literally sick, of the weather changes lately. I know it’s fall and as usual I welcome cooler weather, but lately the changes from one day to the next have been ridiculous....
Published: 11/30/14

Fur the love of cats

She was going to kill the cat; she was really going to do it this time. The self-saliva coated creature has been desperately clawing the carpet at our bedroom door every morning around 4:30 and my wife had finally had enough. ...
Published: 11/29/14

Expectation fuels advent

We search for meaning in our lives. Advent, celebrated the four weeks prior to Christmas, applies thanksgiving to expectation of something good. “Hold every moment sacred,” wrote Thomas Mann. “Give each clarity and meaning…...
Published: 11/28/14

Be thankful in time

Despite my best intentions to remain cognizant of the limitations of time, I once again received a stunning reminder of how quickly I forget. I struggle so to keep my focus on enjoying the journey in the busy pace of everyday life. Friendships fall b...
Published: 11/27/14

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