Fleming

Irish all the Way, Part Five: Closing the Celtic circle

Ireland. So lush and green. Small streams tumbling down the hillsides.  Wide rivers filled with salmon.  Craggy peaks sheltering great stags. Great slabs of stone ti ...

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.  ...

Old Times on F Street - Remembering F Street, Part Three

Editor’s note: There are four parts to this F Street series. Part One and Part Two ran in the Feb. 6 and Feb. 20 Lincoln New Messenger. The series is also online at lincolnne ...

Don’t smoke in the Sierra

 I still remember seeing the worry and concern on my parents’ faces when forest fires burned out of control in the Sierra Nevada. Those fires were a very personal loss ...

The cornerstone, the community and the Carnegie

  I wasn't there when the cornerstone for the Carnegie was laid in place in 1909. My Great Aunt Elizabeth Fleming was there because Elizabeth, as a member of the Library ...