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Goodbye Old Friend

Updated: 04/09/2014 - The phone revolution has finally caught up as we decide to cut the cord this week.

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A Weather Seminar

Updated: 03/31/2014 - A recent seminar intended to educate and enlighten sometimes does just the opposite. I wonder if they know?

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The Paper Boy

Posted: 03/08/2014 - A blast from the past jogs the memory of a most honorable of professions, and some of the hardest weather you can imagine!

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The Collect-Call Scam, or Not?

Updated: 03/04/2014 - There's a rumor of a phone scam going around, where correctional inmates place a collect call to your number, requiring you to pay a $10 charge... but is it true or not?

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Water Woes

Updated: 02/20/2014 - Liquid water isn't much on our minds in February, but this week, it certainly keeps rearing it's head!

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Anchorman 2 - Making Fun of Television News

Updated: 01/05/2014 - The long awaited movie, "Anchorman 2", is out in theaters, but is it a hit or a miss, and should you spend your money to see the sequel?

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The Old Farmer's Almanac

Updated: 12/27/2013 - It's the time of year when sales for the Farmer's Almanac or publications like it, spike and everyone gets one to give to their gardner, partner or loved one. But should they?

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The Wrong Christmas Gift

Updated: 12/27/2013 - It's funny how some of the most ill-matched holiday gifts can later on become the most valuable of gifts that influence us the most in later life!

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Did You Feel It Too? An Earth Tremor in Ohio

Updated: 11/20/2013 - A 1 P.M. earth tremor got a lot of people in Athens county all shook up. But no damage was observed. Many people didn't realize we have quakes and tremors every day, but at a level we can't feel.

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Bloopers Live On!

Updated: 11/05/2013 - Kermit Schaefer may be gone, but the occassional blooper still creeps in!

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The Big Block Yard Sale

Updated: 09/19/2013 - As the weekend comes to a close, the second annual block yard sale concludes with mixed results. Was it worth the effort or not?

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The Half Birthday

Posted: 09/06/2013 - Some families keep close track of when a child's half birthday falls, other do not. Why is this so important to some but not to others?

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The Dead Digital Television

Updated: 08/29/2013 - It's a sad day in our household, as a trusted friend has given up the ghost.

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Hand Brakes

Updated: 08/26/2013 - One of the most overlooked safety features on a vehicle can rear its head to trip you up!

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Hatfields and McCoys

Updated: 08/03/2013 - The History Channel has stumbled onto a real money-maker, and now they want to take it to another level. But should they?

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Back in the Saddle Again

Updated: 07/18/2013 - Now that we're back from our trip through Alaska, what are the strongest memories and lessons learned?

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Returning to the MOV

Updated: 07/07/2013 - As we welcome Kirk back home, he has some wry observations to share.

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Alaska Trip-- Day 8 Skagway & Glacier Bay

Updated: 07/03/2013 - Kirk and fellow travelers come out of the Alaskan and Yukon wilderness, to find the cruise ship waiting for them at Skagway, the wildest of the Gold Rush towns of 1897!

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Alaska Trip- Day 7 Whitehorse

Updated: 06/28/2013 - Kirk and crew continue their journey on the ALCAN Highway across the Yukon Territory and enjoy the rhythm of potholes, nature and no wildlife!

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Alaska Trip- Day 6 North Pole

Updated: 06/28/2013 - Kirk and company stop at the North Pole at Santa's workshop to shop for gifts, toys and more, and then start the long trek across SE Alaska headed on the ALCAN Highway toward the Yukon Territory.

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Kirk's Travel Tips #4

Posted: 06/26/2013 - This is the fourth in a series on how to make travel and trips more enjoyable. This week, we look at passports to fun!

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Alaska trip- Day 5 "Fairbanks"

Updated: 06/26/2013 - Tuesday was a full day as we not only went to Gold Dredge No. 8, but after panning for gold there, were treated to a cruise on the Chena river on a large stern-wheeler to see a slice of Fairbanks life, the earliest history of the Chena Indians, and also some history of Alaska and the first Nations peoples !

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Alaska Trip- Day 4

Updated: 06/27/2013 - As the fourth day of the tour begins with a tour of Denali National Park, Kirk rushes to catch up and join the party in Fairbanks on Day Five!

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What Time Will The Derecho Be Here?

Updated: 06/12/2013 - Be aware of the potential for severe weather on Wednesday, but does it really mean a repeat performance of last year's impacts?

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