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Can you identify the Indianola bandits?

Many years ago, someone stole some Halloween decorations from the front of our house. They didn’t cost more than $50 or so, but I was angry that they got away with it. We never put out decorations again. A week ago, some people stole about $550 in decorations...

They’ll do as you do

The eight most ineffective words in the English language may be, “Do as I say, not as I do.” This was made clear in several of our high school’s winning Red Ribbon Week essays this fall. One recurring theme was that if parents modeled more...

Patriot trees

Until yesterday, I’d never considered expressing patriotism via a Christmas tree. But that was before I laid eyes on the tree lot across from Bob Smith Toyota in La Crescenta. First, the Mexican tree. Or is it the Italian tree? It depends upon what you serve for...