There’s More To Life Than Cheddar
June 4, 2016 He was born in Jakarta, Indonesia — a huge sprawling metropolis, home to 9 million people and unimaginable traffic, a daunting yet dynamic place built on a wide, flat delta that is intersected by 13... more »»
The One And Only Billy Shears
June 2, 2016 From industrial Liverpool, England, to rural Salamanca, and all points in between, Ringo Starr’s illustrious music career is a very welcome addition to the list of grade A performers to visit our... more »»
May 28, 2016 I’ve spent some time in Buffalo over the past month and wow. Just wow. more »»
May 28, 2016 A Vietnam War veteran came into the office on Thursday morning to talk about parade events on Memorial Day. more »»
May 28, 2016 Another highlight of our trip to Richmond (mentioned in my last “Pet Pen”) was a visit to the city’s Hollywood Cemetery. more »»
Raiders Of A Lost Art
May 26, 2016 One of my all-time favorite movies is returning to the big screen in downtown Jamestown almost exactly 35 years after it was first release. more »»
Sick Of Lies? Why Hire Another Liar?
May 25, 2016 American voters, myself included, are sick and tired of having been lied to by generations of politicians. Those hacks tell us the same things, over and over, to get elected or re-elected: More Job. more »»
Toys And Fun In My Generation
May 22, 2016 What did you play with when you were a kid? What did you and your friends do for fun? Didn’t it seem like, in earlier times, fun was made with more ingenuity and imagination, and not waited for to b... more »»
Romping With Angels Unaware
May 22, 2016 On a brisk but sunny spring day you might find me walking at Bergman Park with my canine bff Rosie — a red-haired mix of golden retriever and cattle dog. more »»
A Cup Of Joe
May 21, 2016 The Jamestown salesman who sold Standard Brands coffee starting in 1935 had 20-pound sacks of the stuff stashed in the back of his car, which often doubled as booster seats for the kids. more »»
May 21, 2016 Some days, I feel so stressed out that the hair on my head starts to hurt. Maybe that’s why it’s so curl. more »»
What’s The Deal With ...
May 15, 2016 Sometimes I look at my world through the long-running television series “Seinfeld” as I see a little bit of myself in each of the main characters and relate to some of the situations those character... more »»
Shouldn’t Common Courtesy Day Be Every Day?
May 15, 2016 One day as I made my morning commute, I heard the people on the radio discussing that it was Common Courtesy Day. I never knew there was such a day. Off and on, they mentioned some common courtesie. more »»
The King Of Pancakes
May 15, 2016 When I remember my grandfather Carl Victor Forsberg, who came here from Hallefors, Varmland, Sweden, I see him standing by the kitchen stove in his gray flannel pajamas and robe. more »»