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Dear Readers, Over the next several weeks/months I will be recovering from shoulder/wrist/thumb surgery. So, if you have any news you want on the Decatur page of the Mirror-Sun please call me or … more
My eldest son has recently been in a pretty severe car accident with some of his friends. With everything said and done, they were lucky. In reality, it could have gone very differently. While my … more
Who doesn’t love a bargain?  I fell prey to a carnival barker at the South Dakota State Fair some 25 years ago or better.  Feeling like I would walk home with something really cool … more
Editor, Oakland Independent:Each week I enjoy reading the Oakland Independent and all the news and features that are included.In the A Visit with Yesteryear section items in the March 4, 2021 issue … more
After you receive the Covid Vaccine you may feel a little “under the weather.”   I have heard from friends and relatives that they experienced anything from a slight headache to … more
It is that time of year where the snow is melting, and the temperature is going up and down like a rollercoaster. I could never imagine living in a location that didn’t have the four seasons … more
Lately, our younger son has the same problem that every younger child has when they start to get older. They get to the age where they are starting to realize that they are old enough for some things … more
Things are progressing in distributing the Covid-19 vaccine. This is good news for our communities, because the persistent virus doesn’t seem to be giving up. A combined effort from the … more
The failure of Texas infrastructure has been in the news of late and our hearts go out to our fellow Americans who suffered because of these impacts.  While we felt secondary impacts here, I … more
I have said it before and I am sure I will say it many more times. The curse works. If you have never heard of the curse before let me explain it to you. It involves parents and their children. At … more
This severe weather should give us a great insight of how undependable and inadequate the wind turbines are.  When one source of energy fails (the wind turbines) the other sources of power have … more
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