She’s my hero

May 19, 2004 My life changed 19 years ago when the doctor told me I was expecting a baby. No longer was it just me; I had another person depending on me ... a little person.

See you at the polls

May 18, 2004 Today is Primary Election Day, which means it's the day I have to go cancel out at least one of my dad's votes.

Nothing like a good novel

May 14, 2004 The summer reading season is upon us again. I'm looking forward to evenings at home without papers to grade or classes to prepare.


May 14, 2004 Response to opinion Re: "Easy as ABC" Editorial Appearing Wednesday, May 12, 2004 Angelia:

Those were the days

May 13, 2004 Of all the changes in the newspaper business since I went to work for the Batesville Daily Guard in December of 1980, the most startling - and most helpful - may have been digital cameras.

Lost and found

May 12, 2004 I hear people say things happen for a reason, and sometimes when I ponder over a sequence of events which led to a certain occurrence, I can see where things may just, in fact, happen for a reason.

Drink to it, or not

May 12, 2004 With all the hoopla over whether or not alcohol should or not be served in a dry county, I must say I'm totally amazed how the license application for our new golf course has been, well, ignored.

Life in the slow lane

May 11, 2004 Reading "A Painted House" really hit home for me. My family lived and breathed "A Painted House." On some level, it's their story; John Grisham just put it into words.