Essence of skunk, it’s everywhere

Every once in a while at night we get a whiff of that familiar skunk smell wafting into our bedroom, making me a bit...

Reasons people aren’t watching football

I had the chance to watch a couple of preseason football games in the past couple of weeks. My team is the Denver Broncos...

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...

Let’s hear it for movers and shakers

It may be noisy at this time of the year with the increased traffic, it might be next to impossible to make a left...

Donald Miller and where we find meaning

Many times people are not who they say they are. There is a whole TV show dedicated to people having relationships with people online...

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...

Authentic dinosaur information found nearby

As a child, I was not interested in dinosaurs all that much. I became more frightened than anything of them after seeing the original...

Brown is the color of quaintness

Hill City has its Little White Church, but Rochford has its own “little brown church in the vale,” the Rochford Chapel. We had an...

Robots can do more good than harm

Workplaces are changing rapidly and education can’t keep up. Gov. Dennis Daugaard stated at the Western Governor’s Association conference that there is a disconnect...

Are you lonesome tonight?

The crooning of Elvis Presley singing his song is going through my mind as I think about a service called “Cuddlist,” which offers cuddles...