Landscapes & bassin’

May 5, 2005 Two interesting books crossed my desk recently, and they both deal with the outdoors - but in different ways.

Field of dreams

May 4, 2005 Dust was flying in all directions. For special effects they tossed it in the air with their feet and hands and watched as it scattered to the wind.

Priorities lacking

May 3, 2005 I am already sick of hearing about the runaway bride. I personally could care less that Jennifer Wilbanks skipped out on her lavish wedding and ran away from home.

Priorities lacking

May 3, 2005 I am already sick of hearing about the runaway bride. I personally could care less that Jennifer Wilbanks skipped out on her lavish wedding and ran away from home.

Peach limbs, stocks

April 28, 2005 Parents in this country are really letting down their children. No, no, I don't mean all parents. In this area, folks are probably doing a pretty good job of parenting.

Young adventures

April 26, 2005 In my columns, I've frequently mentioned the antics and adventures (or misadventures as they may be) about my 8-year-old nephew.

Celebrating nature

April 26, 2005 It isn't often that a book first published in the 1930s captures the same opinion as a modern bumper sticker.

Field of dreams

April 22, 2005 Last week, Talan Roepke turned 13, the time when serious young men's hearts are turned toward the baseball diamond.