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Column – Petrich bids adieu after 12 years

December 28, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

I thought writing my last column would be easy.
I envisioned a stirring retrospect of 12 years and more than 500 columns for two newspapers. Continue Reading

Column – It’s time to think of truckers

September 23, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

It’s been many years since I’ve thought about trucks.
Bad idea considering trucks are everywhere and affect nearly every part of our everyday lives. Continue Reading

Column – It’s not about the painting

August 19, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

When my children were little I spent hours decorating their rooms to perfection, keeping each element a secret until I could “unveil” the finished product to each happy little face. Continue Reading

Column – Call for help calmly answered

June 10, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

I had to call 9-1-1.
It was surprisingly simple.
I remained quite calm.Continue Reading