Have you noticed retirees?

In case no one has noticed, there is a growing number of retirees in Hill City. It is a similar story for many; people...

What struggle and worry can do

People try hard to become their best selves. The person they want to be. Sometimes we have ideas of how we could change and...

In support of assumptions

People fail. It’s a thing we do. Usually it is the result of doing something we knew was wrong or saying something we knew...

Make a plan and savor the days

It’s that time of year again, the time we usually reflect on the events of the past year, successes and failures, and resolve to...

The Black Hills are for me

Now that winter has stuck its ugly head out, we can start to see why more people don’t live here maybe. When I first came...

What is going to set your attitude in 2018?

Another year is almost done and many of you, like me, will take a few minutes and look back at 2017 to decide just...

Finding Christmas Joy

For many of us the story is familiar.  For others it may introduce us to a new set of characters.  Dr. Luke, the writer of...

It’s a dog’s life

Almost a year ago, we were given a free puppy, the one of my dreams, a non-shedding, small dog that likes children and adults,...

A man and belief that is revolutionary

This month we will celebrate the birth of a revolutionary. This past year we have seen many take the reputation as being revolutionaries. There...

Keeping hope and sisu alive

After traveling 1,200 miles, seeing dozens of relatives and eating two Thanksgiving feasts along with gallons of coffee, we are back in the Black...