BASKETBALL

It seems a long time, a really long time since anyone in my immediate family has not competed in basketball at Dwight. Basketball has been ingrained in our family since I was probably five years old, and before that if…

Reflect

One of the reasons I like writing these columns is that it forces me to reflect. Even if the reflection is only for a half hour, it makes me stop, and slow down and think about what’s ahead, and what…

MPBA Officials Stop by Victory Lanes in Dwight

Officials from the Midwest Professional Basketball Association, now in its second year, stopped by Victory Lanes bowling alley in Dwight, Oct. 21, to promote the new Pontiac 66ers professional team. The league, which feeds into the NBA development league, international…

Dwight Love Boxes

With the Christmas season right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about community initiative Love Boxes. Dave Bossert of Dwight began organizing the mission of sharing generous food baskets to families in need in the community 37 years…

Caught in The Web

The internet is a crazy place. I think that a lot of my columns usually have something to do with the internet in some facet or another. I’m just really fascinated with it, it’s something that has only been heavily…

Good Vibes

I had a lot of fun this weekend. I had a lot of fun because it was full of positive vibes. Everyone that I seemed to come in contact with was really friendly and down to earth. Some of them…

News

The other day it occurred to me that I hadn’t sat down and watched a live news broadcast in over a month. Not one. That’s really scary. It’s not scary that I specifically hadn’t watched any news broadcasts in about…

The Fear of Failing

Thomas Edison was afraid of the dark. He invented the lightbulb. He took fear and its simple and most basic principle and turned into one of the most important inventions of the last century. Walt Disney was afraid of mice.…