Sunday, July 5, 2020

Language Snafu

I consider myself fairly in tune with the times and my children, especially when it comes to language, but a recent incident has proven me wrong. We were in...

Beware the Emerald Ash Borer

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Ewing Then and Now: William Antheil

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The nostalgic memories of Christmases past

The Christmas season is a time for nostalgic memories. It’s a time to reflect on the many memories surrounding this wonderful time of the year.

A village called ‘Federal City’

We can drive along two non-contiguous roads, both named “Federal City Road.” How did this come to be?

Shopping for the dream dress

Our youngest son is getting married in October. We couldn’t be more excited!Less exciting is the fact that I, as mother of the groom, need a gown for the wedding.

Ewing Then and Now: A glimpse at the ‘Ewing Yet to Be’

By Helen KullDespite the name, this column admittedly features far more “then” topics than “now” ones. This month’s, however, considers aspects of Ewing “now” and “yet to be.”A confluence...

Summer Traditions, New and Old

I was standing in the hotel lobby with a group of lacrosse players, waiting for the elevator. They had just finished the second of two games that day in...

Traveling back to rural Ewingville

Fortunately for us, in our continuing visit to the Ewingville of days long gone, there are some helpful descriptions and resources.

What If You Had a (Facebook) Party and Nobody Came?

A long time ago, when I was a reporter in Sacramento, I decided to throw a party for my newsroom friends. At the time, we lived an hour west...

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