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The year of the ‘mouses’

The year of the ‘mouses’

I don’t know why they insist on living with us, but we have been plagued with mice this year, especially in our camper, parked on family property near Roscommon. We’ve…

How to be enriched by remembering

How to be enriched by remembering

Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, was first celebrated on May 30, 1868 on an order from General John Logan.  In 1882, the name was changed to Memorial Day.  Surprisingly,…

Adopt-A-Pets

Adopt-A-Pets

WING NUT 131C15: Wing Nut is a stray that was found on Oakegrove Rd in Harrison.  Wing Nut is an adult cat that weighs 8 lbs.  Wing Nut is a…

Don’t punish my family, asks Bigford

Don’t punish my family, asks Bigford

A COUPLE WEEKS AGO we reported a heinous murder when Lawrence Howard was allegedly gunned down by the grandmother of his children in front of an apartment complex in Mt.…

Making summer memories

Making summer memories

When I picked her up from school today (Wednesday), Alison said everything “looks like summer now.” She was talking about how our three days of rain followed by a bit…

Essentials for increasing faith

Essentials for increasing faith

Most people would like to increase their faith.  They struggle with problems too difficult to solve and carry burdens too heavy to bear.  Sleep eludes them and they are on…

Adopt A Pets

Adopt A Pets

159C15: Cyclops is an owner surrender that just wants to go to his forever home.  Cyclops is an adult cat that weighs 10 lbs.  Cyclops does have one blind eye…

Adopt-A-Pets

Adopt-A-Pets

SHOES 125C15: Shoes is a stray that has waited his stray hold time and he’s now available for immediate adoption.  Since coming into the shelter Shoes has been neutered.  Shoes…

My perspective on transgenderism has changed

My perspective on transgenderism has changed

I was all set to write a disparaging column on transgenders, when I listened to the Diane Sawyer interview of Bruce Jenner last night. As many have said, it was…

I’m so old I remember a time before computers

I’m so old I remember a time before computers

Kids today are growing up, never knowing what it was like before computers, smart phones and the world-wide web. I have a picture of granddaughter Alea at 14 months old…