A Caring Community

Worthington may be a far-from-utopian community, but it’s not difficult to come with a healthy list of assets. Take what took place in town Saturday, for example.   The Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) Mobile Pack event, which started Friday night and continued throughout the day Saturday, exceeded expectations thanks to a remarkable show of…
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Blowin’ And Shovelin’

It was only a few days ago when our thermometer was approaching the 70-degree mark, but I and no doubt many others knew we weren’t out of winter’s woods yet. As I type this (early Sunday evening), I can see the snow falling out my front door being pushed by a healthy west wind, while…
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She’s Got Rhythm

A few weeks ago, Grace got behind a trap set in public for the first time and played a number with the Worthington Middle School 6th-grade Jazz Band during a school Renaissance program. She was, naturally, a little bit nervous, but unsurprisingly was up to the challenge and did a mighty fine job keeping the…
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On A Binge

I don’t watch a lot of television, with the exception of sports — and even that viewing represents a small portion of time compared to a couple of decades ago. For instance, a normal Sunday during my 20s used to be spent watching football from the kickoff of the early game all the way through…
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‘It Was 20 Years Ago Today’

Those words, of course, kick off the Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” and they’ve been in my head quite a bit lately.   For some reason, I’ve always made mental notes of key dates in my life. I’m quite confident that a past “Tales” entry made note of July 29, 1991; that’s when…
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