Questions on selenium levels needed to be asked
I was never good at science. So I can’t tell you if there is a scientific basis to support a proposed new standard for selenium levels in water near mining sites.
Family of wrens get more hospitality than field mice
There is a little shelf high on the wall just inside my garage door where I keep a whetstone and half a dozen inexpensive but razor-sharp fillet knives out of the reach of children and most others who should not be handling dangerous cutting tools.
Yeager Scholarship is a big deal
Congratulations to Mary Kate Miller! Congratulations to her parents, Karen and Rick Miller, as well.
After all we’ve accomplished, it’s time to recharge
There’s a rumor running amok that I’m retiring. It’s no rumor; it’s true.
At every turn, things were spinning out of control
Chaos. Things seemed to be spinning out of control on many fronts this week.
A newspaper company in transition
When I’m out in the community, the first question I’m asked is how the newspaper is doing. My response is always the same: We are doing just fine. And today, regardless of what you hear or read, we are doing just fine.
The case of the cheesy evidence
When Otto opened his delicatessen one morning, he found his hot dogs in a state of frenzy. A burglar had ransacked his store during the night, and in addition to emptying his safe, the burglar took a big bite out of one of Otto’s most expensive cheeses leaving behind a clear impression of his teeth.
We all must work it out together
This is written while watching on television the Friday morning manhunt for the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.
Team TKO will hit the track to fight diabetes
If you were searching for a diabetes poster family, mine and Loretta’s might at least make your list of finalists.
Recent terror hits home
I’m from Boston. Over the years, I lived in two apartments within a stone’s throw of Monday’s bombings. Over the years, I stood and cheered marathon runners countless times. I know every square inch of the area in all the pictures, which is hardly unusual. It’s the center of Boston. My nephew was around the corner when the explosions went off.
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