It’s in the staying

  Our daughter used to like to spend time in the greeting card aisle, chuckling at the creativity expressed in the cards. You know how...

From the sky to the heart

While many were looking to the sky on Monday, I saw that much used word on a beauty shop sign in a small town...

What are you doing in 2034?

Mark your calendars for Nov. 25, 2034. That is the next time the moon will be as close to the earth as it was...

It happens in teeny-tiny towns

I chuckled to myself when I read the statement in an online article, “In the teeny-tiny village of Joshua Tree, California, population 7,000, there...

Lessons from the brush

This summer I had the good fortune to work at a painting company a friend of mine started up in Spearfish. It seemed like...

Endings and beginnings

  You might have already heard the whisperings around town that I’m leaving the Hill City Prevailer News to embark on a new adventure. It’s...

A frozen moment in time brought a hush

A hush came over the building. There were no beeps coming from the computer terminals, no rustling of bags or ripping of receipts at...

Delving into the past can reveal treasure

About a year or so ago, at a thrift store, I purchased a plain clear drinking glass with a simple pheasant etched on the...

A time to be thankful

‘Tis the time of year where we reflect and talk about everything for which  we are thankful. Every year, my family goes around the table...

Should Jefferson be removed?

Gutzon Borglum came to South Dakota to take on the monumental task of carving Mount Rushmore not long after he left the project he...