Friday was a somber day for Clarinda as reports surfaced that the Clarinda Academy would be closing its doors after 29 years in the community.
Working from home last week afforded me the opportunity to watch most of the Inauguration Day festivities.
Mark Twain sent a telegram from London to the New York Journal in 1897 explaining the reports of his death had been exaggerated after rumors s…
A single telephone call 30 years ago marked the start of a hobby that may now border on an obsession for me.
As the final hours of the year tick off the clock, many people prepare to celebrate all the wonders a new year could hold. A common part of th…
Christmas Eve or Christmas morning, when does your family open presents?
When I was a little kid there was nothing quite like getting up to watch Saturday morning cartoons.
Simply put, I am not mechanically inclined.
I certainly don’t consider myself a Grinch, but I have not found my Christmas spirit yet.
I would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving.
What happens when one of the greatest spring traditions in sports is confronted with a year like 2020?
Perceptions can change very quickly.
Despite all the challenges create by the COVID-19 pandemic, there was still music in the air Oct. 3 in Clarinda.
Homecoming Week has arrived in Clarinda.
Despite my best intentions, it has been a long time since I have read a good book.
It is a promise we must keep.
Childhood heroes come in many forms. They can include actors, athletes, singers, parents, grandparents, teachers, police officer or firefighte…
Where did this summer go? I feel like I blinked and missed it.
We make plans every day.
Going for a walk or parking a car are everyday tasks most people take for granted.