Anecdotal evidence proves a point, at least in Hill City

If you look hard enough, you can often find statistics to prove a point, and I found that to be true as I looked...

A worthy cause and thoughts on childhood

I usually don’t criticize the mainstream media all that much because it is important to let news outlets say what they want and...

It is sometimes a bumpy road to unity

What do sidewalks and school teachers have in common? Well, in Hill City it would be that they both have evoked quite a bit...

What to expect out of a job

Recently I have had conversations with two close friends of mine, both males in their twenties who are building careers in their respective fields,...

There’s still a lot of work to do

Some days I think that I could accomplish so much more if I didn’t have to be in front of  a screen. If I...

Peanut butter on the seats and admiring the generations

After 22 hours over the course of a weekend with four grandchildren in the van, one gains an appreciation for the rigors of parenting...

‘Overnighters’ is a reminder of harsh realities

People like to watch car crashes. I also think people like to see those that are successful fall. But when when someone who is...

Easter past, hope for the future

Another Easter has passed in a flurry of eggs and bunnies, brightly colored new dresses, visions of crosses and empty tombs, families and friends...

Sick of Fake News? Try Reading a Fairy Tale

Unbiased facts seem to be going the way of the northern white rhinoceros. Distinguishing truth from half-truths and falsehoods is perhaps the greatest burden...

What are these young protesters doing?

I don’t want to write about gun control. I don’t want to sadden people about the lives that were lost earlier this year. I...