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Share a smile, lift the gloom

March 27, 2013 I met “smiling” Jeff some years ago at a decidedly tense time in my life, yet the impression I took away of this stranger has never left me. Jeff is a pacemaker technician. more »»

What would their mothers say?

March 20, 2013 Do you recall those long-ago days when the word “civility” was understood in society? The meaning of the word, according to our friend, Mr. Webster, is politeness, courtesy. more »»

"The Archivist" chapter four - Creed

March 20, 2013 The hills along the northeastern portion of Archiva are more like cliffs, rising nearly vertical in places. more »»

The great transition, part two

March 13, 2013 Although we’re still surrounded by stacks of boxes and mountains of hampers, our family of three is finally into the last phase of the “Great Transitio. more »»

Just Outside My Door 03/07/13

March 13, 2013 We certainly had a “winter wonderland” just outside my door last week, and this week began the same way. Although it has been very cold, we had little snow accumulation. more »»

Life’s transitions come in all sizes

March 6, 2013 If life came with a road map, it would carry a prominent warning: be prepared for frequent, unexpected course changes. more »»

Just Outside My Door 02/28/13

March 6, 2013 Last Saturday our thermometer rose to 40 degrees by noon. It was a nice break after the frigid weather we had previously. We did, however, have a little sunshine on a couple of those cold days. more »»

Over the Backyard Fence in Sherman 02/28/13

March 6, 2013 Sherman Village Board of Trustees meets Wednesday, March 6 at 7 p.m., on Mill St. • • • • • Sherman Town Council meets Thursday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m., on Mill St. more »»

Small town talent

February 27, 2013 SHERMAN — Small towns are not always noted for having talented people living there, but it can be a pleasure to meet some very artistic and otherwise gifted people in just such town. more »»

New respect for the morning paper

February 27, 2013 Like millions of Americans across the country, my start-the-day ritual involves sipping a wake-up cup of coffee while browsing through the morning paper. more »»

Just Outside My Door 02/21/13

February 27, 2013 I sit at my computer ready to write my weekly column, but before I begin I look out the windows and admire the picture I see outside. more »»

Over the Backyard Fence in Sherman 02/21/13

February 27, 2013 SHERMAN — Those who haven’t noticed the list of Sherman Central School’s students on the honor and merit roles in the papers, check them out. more »»

"The Archivist" chapter three - Archiva

February 27, 2013 Carlin and the Waterman went ahead to make sure the way was clear. Mikkel led the rest along the river for a few miles. more »»

Still searching after 500 years

February 20, 2013 Florida is all a-buzz these days, preparing to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the visit of the first European to the lush peninsula. more »»

Just Outside My Door 02/14/13

February 20, 2013 This week began with our thermometer reading zero degrees. Nevertheless, as the sun came up, the temperature began to slowly rise, and by sunset it was 40 degrees. more »»

Over the Backyard Fence in Sherman 02/14/13

February 20, 2013 Happy birthday greetings Feb. 14: Spencer Harris, Rachel Marie Wilson Feb. 15: Lois Brookmire, Danielle Maring, Matthew Miller, Tanner Ramsy, Jayda Sweatman, Wade Williams, Melissa Winton Feb. more »»

"The Archivist" chapter two - Ruins

February 20, 2013 The next morning, Peregrin continued his circumvention of the ruins. more »»

Playing catch-up with an old pal

February 13, 2013 It was one of those phone calls that take you by surprise. The voice was familiar, but I simply couldn’t put a name to the speaker. more »»

Just Outside My Door 02/07/13

February 13, 2013 Once again I send greetings to you from my toasty home while just outside my door it’s another blustery, snowy da. more »»

Over the Backyard Fence in Sherman 02/07/13

February 13, 2013 Sherman Stanley Hose Co. more »»



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