There’s no telling how many calendars Adam Sola and his assistants own.
Friday, September 17, 2021
This is for men waiting to get married.
Friday, September 10, 2021
Back in the day, I wasn’t just the statistician for our football team, I was assistant to the head coach, a title Coach and I kept between us, for obvious reasons – I was still a senior in high school.
Friday, September 03, 2021
“There’s always room for Jell-O.”
Even after taking two melatonin tabs, I had a hard time falling asleep Monday night.
Friday, August 27, 2021
To the people and communities of Mayville and Portland: I meant to write this letter to the editor much sooner, but I had several busy weekends before I was able to sit down and properly write out this expression of appreciation.
No country for old men.
Friday, August 20, 2021
My 4-year-old granddaughter crawled on my lap, studied my face and – just when I expected her to say something like “Grandpa, your hair is all gray” or “Grandpa, your mustache is funny” – she smiled and in a deadpan voice said, “I like your glasses.”
Friday, August 13, 2021
Watching the Olympics on television and falling asleep only to wake up to “The Hunger Games,” I had to admit I was a little startled.
Friday, August 06, 2021
We all have claims to fame, right?
Friday, July 30, 2021
Taylor Kunkel stood with his hands on the dugout fence and gathered his team into a huddle moments before the start of the District 6 championship game July 22 at Northern Cass High School.
Watching golf on TV last weekend, I was reminded of my golf game some 25 years ago.
Friday, July 23, 2021
A telling story.
Friday, July 09, 2021
Name dropping and claims to fame.
Friday, July 02, 2021
Today’s T-ball, or tee-ball, is not for the die-hard baseball fan.
The Hillsboro community lost a beloved brother and friend with the recent death of Jerry Olsen, whose obituary can be found on Page 12 of today’s paper.
Friday, June 18, 2021
It’s Hillsboro Days weekend and the Banner staff will be busy.
(Editor’s note: The following column first appeared in the June 14, 2019 edition of the Banner. The column has been updated slightly but still contains top-notch tips.)
Friday, June 11, 2021
It was pretty quiet this week in the Little Village, were all the men drive Ford pickups, all the women stay pretty much in the kitchen and all the children are enrolled in summer Bible school.
Friday, June 04, 2021
High school seniors, your long-awaited day has come and gone and all of you have turned your tassels. You’ve smiled at friends and family and walked across the stage one last time on your way to the next chapter of your life.
Two years on the job and I’m still relatively unknown. However, I am no longer the new guy at the Harvey Herald-Press, there is that.
Friday, May 28, 2021
Friday, May 21, 2021
Much to my family’s dismay, I let the cat out of the bag when I mentioned how my mother and I traveled together, even lived together, for a couple of years after her death.
Friday, May 14, 2021
All sons with mothers who are little more than a memory get a little nostalgic on Mother’s Day, especially knowing Father’s Day is around the corner but Dad isn’t.
Friday, May 07, 2021
How dry is it?
Friday, April 30, 2021
Semantics are of little use to a blind man.
Friday, April 23, 2021
Barb, my wife and Baker/DA (Domestic Administrator), often finds me writing in the middle of night.
Friday, April 16, 2021
A year ago, I was lamenting at how long my hair was getting, the weight I was gaining and the uncomfortable situations I was experiencing with being home 24/7 with the Baker/DA.