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Newsflyer: 15 May 2013
So far this year, it has been Dr. Jeckyl and Mr. Hyde when it comes to historic bridges being preserved in comparison to those that are on the way to the scrap heap. For the latter in this N...
5/15/13 at 3:48 AM Waldo-Hancock Bridge Coming Down 5/14/13 at 5:11 PM
Presidential Elections and Historic Bridge Preservation: An Interview with James Garvin 10/22/12 at 10:55 PM
Sky and Sea: Wright Brothers and fishing on the OBX
The Wright Brothers Memorial was one of the first places we stopped during our stay on the Outer Banks, mostly because it was a bit drizzly that first morning and we could spend our time inside, ...
10/31/12 at 10:21 PM
Yes, It's Worth It
I have been asked several times over the past two and a half months, whether being in a production like The Music Man is worth my time and energy. Is it worth essentially giving up a summer? Is it w...
8/6/12 at 1:41 PM The Music Man...and Me 7/15/12 at 12:07 PM
The Thrill to Serve: Know Your Glow
I recently celebrated seven years sober. I recognized this milestone as one typically does in AA. I received a small medallion during a meeting and said a few words about my experiences and obstacles ...
6/1/12 at 8:59 AM Memorial Day Message: Service 5/28/12 at 12:42 PM
Lazarus the Bee
The last weekend in May has always been touted as the celebration of life. In the USA, we honor our fallen war veterans through Memorial Day and reflect on how the soldiers gave their lives for thei...
5/31/12 at 4:28 PM
A day to remember and honor
It's Memorial Day. The day to remember those who have served our country -- and those who continue to serve. It's a special day for me this year. My cousin and his wife are serving in Afghanistan. ...
5/28/12 at 4:56 PM
The privilege is mine
Today was a milestone day. I finally got to wear shorts on my morning walk with Hubby Bryan. Thanks to some spurts of sunshine, we also got to go farther than a mile or two with the top off the Jeep ...
5/31/11 at 11:03 AM Stinky burgers 5/27/11 at 8:11 PM
Parliamentary procedure 6/1/10 at 5:00 AM
Remembering the dead
By the time the Civil War ended in 1865, the United States had sustained severe casualties, with the total number of dead soldiers estimated at 620,000. It has been our deadliest war, pitting family ...
5/27/11 at 12:00 AM
1961: Nobles County Farmers
Nobles County farmers discussed the program and goals of the National Farmers ORganization in 1961....
3/22/11 at 2:02 PM 1961: Slip Slidin' Away 1/10/11 at 11:00 AM
1960: Most Colossal Stage Production of All Time! 12/1/10 at 12:00 AM
Becca and I had a rare night out last night, and just like last time we spent the evening inside Worthington's Memorial Auditorium and heard some live music from days gone by. This time, the tunes wer...
11/22/09 at 8:10 AM
A dilly of a burger
It is only right that during International Pickle Week we should all eat at least one pickle. You're probably thinking, "National Pickle Week?" Yep. It's true. International Pickle Week was...
5/16/09 at 7:01 PM