Love like nobody’s business

Love like nobody’s business

I don’t know that anything at all really can prepare one for motherhood. Being a mommy is not an easy thing to be, let me tell you.I have spent ...

June 21st, 2016 |  


The beautiful, deadly ocean

The beautiful, deadly ocean

It’s Monday, the first full day of a weeklong vacation at Myrtle Beach, and the ocean is sparkling and inviting. Children laugh as they bob in t...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Dear Ann-Margret: Call me

Dear Ann-Margret: Call me

Dear Ann-Margret,I just read where you were recently honored with the King Vidor Award for Excellence in Filmmaking at the San Luis Obispo Internation...

June 13th, 2016 updated: June 13th, 2016. |  


From a son to his father

From a son to his father

In about one month I will experience something I’ve never experienced before. Lord willing, I will see my oldest son be married to his high scho...

June 10th, 2016 updated: June 10th, 2016. |  


I presume Drew is innocent

I presume Drew is innocent

“The presumption of innocence is now the presumption of guilt. The burden of proof is a travesty because the proof is often lies. Guilt beyond a...

June 6th, 2016 |  


A grim situation all around

A grim situation all around

I am heartbroken that Harambe had to die. And, as I always tend to side with the animal, I feel like it didn’t need to happen.But then there is ...

June 1st, 2016 |  


History happily repeats itself

History happily repeats itself

When local historian Jean Wallis first wrote her Highland Guidepost features for The Times-Gazette (back when it was the Press Gazette), there was, of...

May 30th, 2016 updated: May 30th, 2016. |  


Take time to remember why

Take time to remember why

By Jeff Gilliland - [email protected] Maybe U.S. Rep. and Army Reserve officer Brad Wenstrup said it best in a column that appeared i...

May 28th, 2016 |  


For those who blessed me best

For those who blessed me best

“Grandmas are moms with lots of frosting,” is a quote I have seen on the Internet here and there, and it is hard to argue this unknown aut...

May 24th, 2016 |  


The joy of opposing everything

The joy of opposing everything

I think if I was ever on a city council or a school board or a commission or anything like that, I would just vote against everything. Just to be one ...

May 23rd, 2016 |