Category: Five Minutes

A Celebration!

This February marks the completion of the 19th year that The Paper has been in business as a weekly publication. 19 years of connecting the area. I think first and foremost this column should really serve as a thank you…

Sustained Excellence

Sustained Excellence. It’s what everyone, anywhere, in any profession strives to have.  It’s also something, that when you see other people have it, you want to have it yourself. This is leading right into yet another column about football, and…

What Snow?

It’s officially the heart of December, which means that it officially can snow any given day of the season. What’s shocking are the locations throughout the United States that have received snow in the last week. Atlanta, and Houston, being…

Big Game Losses

Another big game, and another crushing (kind of) defeat. At this point in my life, I’ve attended a few bigger games, games that have something on the line, and every time, pretty much every single time, the team that I…

Winter Sports

Now that the underappreciated holiday has taken place, it’s time to take on the rest of the winter. The beginning of December is usually a real hurdle, it’s always when it starts to get colder than just regular cold, where…

My Brother is 21!

It finally happened, my little brother turned 21. I remember when I turned 21, and it’s definitely the most exciting birthday, it’s the first time you can go to a bar and buy yourself a drink, it opened a whole…

My Favorite Weekend of the Year

This weekend was my favorite weekend of the year, and the reason is simply because of a time change. This weekend was daylight saving time, and we moved the clocks an hour back. I saw a lot of rumblings online…

November

It’s about that time we venture into Christmas music, which I believe is all too early, but for whatever reason the second the calendar turns to November 1st all rules change and the music starts. The month of November in…

On The Road Again

This was quite the week. Very little downtime, a whirlwind of emotions. For starters I came back from California, and the Cubs are down 2 games to 0, which quickly turned into 3-0 and then the series ended. Not how…

Cubs?

As mentioned in some previous articles, I’m a pretty big Cubs fan, not the biggest in the world, but when they are winni ng, life is definitely just a little bit more enjoyable. That’s why, this past Friday, just really,…