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Out and About Blog by Norm Stutesman

Out and About – Week of January 9th

Honor is one of the nicest things to have, and it’s also a very nice thing to share. “It’s an honor to do this for you” is a very nice thing to say to someone. Unfortunately, this act is not done enough. The American Legion Honor Team, from Hice-Shutes Post 170, performs an act of honor every time they are …

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Out and About – Week of January 2nd

I am sorry to admit that I am not much of a reader and never have been. I’ve always read just enough to get by. If I do read a book, it’s usually a biography. My problem is that I have difficulty concentrating on just one thing at a time. As a student, I could not have any distractions, such …

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Out and About – Week of December 26th

This is the final column for 2016. I’m taking the rest of the year off and recharging my brain. I do this at this time every year. The next column will be on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. One of the weird things about beginning a new year is remembering to change the year when writing a check. Then, with all …

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Out and About – Week of December 19th

As a toddler, taking a nap was something I didn’t enjoy doing. At this time in my life, taking an afternoon nap has become quite enjoyable. It has become something that is also quite necessary, unless I want to find myself falling asleep during Jeopardy. I’m an early riser, even without an alarm clock. I don’t need to get up early …

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Out and About – Week of December 12th

We received our first measurable snowfall on Sunday, December 4. Channel 3 News said that the snow would start to fall around 1 PM that afternoon, and for once, their forecast was right on the money. We arranged our Sunday plans so that by 1:30 PM we were secured inside the house, the cars were tucked away in the garage, …

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Out and About – Week of December 5th

Seventy-five years ago this week, several squadrons of Japanese Zeroes woke up a sleeping giant by attacking Pearl Harbor. December 7, 1941 has been often referred to as “a day that will live in infamy”. In memory of this day, the American Legion Honor Team will conduct a brief ceremony at Riverside Cemetery, at 1 PM, at a memorial for …

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