Making Progress

Making Progress

It seems that every Monday afternoon when I sit down to write this column, Microsoft Updater tells me that a patch for Microsoft Word is available. So every Monday afternoon, I dutifully download and install an update to Word. A thought occurred to me as I sat and waited the three or four minutes it […]

Modern, Yet Classic

Modern, Yet Classic

Staging one of Broadway’s most famous musicals is an ambitious project for any local theatre group. That, however, is exactly what Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School is doing when it brings “Guys and Dolls” to life this weekend. And while other troupes may only have a small group of actors and support staff staging a […]

Death Comes to Oakdale Road

Death Comes to Oakdale Road

Hannah Raye Newman died last Sunday in Rusty Ritch’s old house. 1121 Oakdale Road, in National Hills. Danny Dailey and Buzzy Conner used to live right close there, and while they were a bit older than me, they were still very familiar faces in my life for many years. From 1968 until 1983, Oakdale Road […]