Opinion

The long road to Lincoln, part five: the homecoming

An interim note regarding The Long Road to Lincoln series. At this point, I realize that the title for this series should have been the Long Long Long Long Road to Lincoln.  ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Nov. 13

1 YEAR AGO Nov. 14, 2013 – Workshop reviews business etiquette – When Lincoln city staff and council members met at City Hall Oct. 7 for a special workshop, the to ...

Appreciate veterans today and every day of the year

I admit that I’ll never know what military veterans have gone through. I was just a kid during the Vietnam War. Plus females weren’t called upon for military duty when ...

Police aren’t thanked enough for their work

It’s all about perspective. My bad days don’t come close to a peace officer’s bad days. The most I’ll feel is anxiety about meeting a shortened deadline. ...

Mt. Pleasant work helps

The Mt. Pleasant Hall Committee thanks the 25 or more volunteers who came to help with the workday on Nov 1. Many things were accomplished, including gutter guards on the new gutt ...

Kudos to Friends of the Lincoln Library

The Saturday Nov. 1 at 2 p.m. event put on by Friends of the Lincoln Library for Lincoln authors at Twelve Bridges was great. If people missed The Messenger article last week, it ...

Irresponsible business owners should be held accountable

First, generally speaking, fast food is not healthy. That being mentioned, there is no one I know of who creates three (or more as some studies suggest) meals a day, for 365 (and 1 ...

‘Nightcrawler’ captivating and unnerving

The nightly news has become so concerned about ratings that sensational content, preying on the fears of viewers, gets top billing, no matter how murky the ethics. Jake Gyllenhaal ...

The long road to Lincoln, part four: just imagine!

I try to imagine the stories my great-great-grandfather told to his son, future Lincoln pioneer Albert Fleming.  This is the Albert Fleming, who brought his Irish bride to Li ...

Nicolaus, Joiner, Aviation Drive - Santa Clara loop

We begin our ride today at McBean Pavilion. Check your bike and be sure you have water and a cell phone. Put on your helmet and let’s go. Today’s ride will be ...