Crossing the distance

May 13, 2008 We've just driven 360 miles and seven hours to this Kansas City suburb for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Floyd Meyers

May 12, 2008 HIGHLAND - Floyd Herman Meyers, 80, of Highland died Friday, May 9, 2008, in a Salem hospital.

My three moms

May 6, 2008 I recently read a statistic that almost 50 percent of the people who married in the late 1960s and early '70s have already divorced.

Frankenfish arrives

May 1, 2008 Frankenfish is here. And, by all appearances, it is not only alive and well but plans to stay around for awhile.

Commas and more

April 29, 2008 Last December, I was shopping around for a desk calendar, one of those small ones where you tear off a page each day. I've had all kinds, from Star Wars (of course) to The Far Side cartoons.

New could really be old

April 25, 2008 We are constantly bombarded with advertisements for new products in today's society, but have you ever stopped to think just how many products on the market have made their debut this century?