Category: Five Minutes

Try New Things

 paper  May 21, 2018

If someone were to ask me if I’m a person that takes a lot of risks, or a person who tries new things, I would say that I’m on the…

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Late Night

 paper  May 6, 2018

It’s been a very very long time since I’ve gone a week without writing a column. I’ve composed some that may have been less than stellar, but I had been…

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The Madness Continues

 paper  March 22, 2018

As I was sitting down and thinking of ideas to write about this week, I just couldn’t get past the weekend of college basketball that just took place. It was…

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Time Marches On. . .

 paper  March 14, 2018

I’m just going to jump right into this column. There are going to be a few key pieces and ideas. The first one, there’s no better tournament in the world…

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Winter Olympics

 paper  February 28, 2018

The closing ceremonies for the winter Olympics just happened, and I have to be honest, I’m not that sad to see them go. I’m not sure what it was this…

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A Celebration!

 paper  February 18, 2018

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…

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Sustained Excellence

 paper  January 24, 2018

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…

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What Snow?

 paper  December 19, 2017

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…

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Big Game Losses

 paper  December 6, 2017

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…

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Winter Sports

 paper  November 29, 2017

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…

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My Brother is 21!

 paper  November 15, 2017

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…

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My Favorite Weekend of the Year

 paper  November 8, 2017

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…

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 paper  November 1, 2017

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…

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On The Road Again

 paper  October 25, 2017

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…

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 paper  October 10, 2017

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…

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