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Life is Heald: I think I finally found the gym for me, as long as they don't have anchovies
Published 4/18/2014 at 2:54 p.m. 0 comments
When last we gathered, we were discussing the "wussification of America," both a book by David A. Stewart and a concept that the backbone of our country is turning to jelly.
Marco Island's annual Easter Sunrise Service beckons the faithful
Published 4/11/2014 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
They prepare in the wee early mornings, in the quiet solitude of their homes. The only light coming from an iPad or computer screen. They listen and reflect, thinking of God and his resurrection. For three Island clergymen, it's a ...
Life is Heald: The little plastic sports dude said, 'You came, you saw, you showed up...bring on the bling!'
Published 4/2/2014 at 11:50 a.m. 0 comments
I looked up the definition of "trophy" and it said "a token or evidence of victory, valor, skill, etc." It also said a "representation of objects associated with or symbolic of victory or achievement."
Life is Heald: Pulling weeds in the Garden of Eden and hoping to bring tuition to fruition
Published 3/12/2014 at 2:24 p.m. 0 comments
OK, as I've mentioned many times previously, I will have three kids in college beginning this fall. At press time, readers' contributions to the "Life is Heald" college fund have just surpassed the total net worth of Whoville.
Life is Heald: I've never been to Arkansas, but I've been told by myself that it's wonderful
Published 2/26/2014 at 11:34 a.m. 0 comments
A long time ago, I had a job interview with the IRS. It sounded kind of promising, so I had lunch with an old friend to bounce it off of him.
The Darwinian evolution: Upcoming speaker series to explore topic
Published 2/14/2014 at 1:00 p.m. 0 comments
Bay Presbyterian Church in Bonita Springs will host an upcoming speaker program.
Life is Heald: Part Two: Revenge is a dish best served in bed...when the bed is a sleeper sofa
Published 2/12/2014 at 1:24 p.m. 0 comments
To review: All sleeper sofas are just eviction notices for overnight guests. Except Castro Convertible ones (read part one). It's 1980-something and I've driven to Miami from Naples with a friend to deliver a Castro Convertible sleeper sofa.
In the 239: Family Fun with Leigh Tahirovic
Published 2/11/2014 at 5:30 a.m. 0 comments
Love is in the air this week as families figure out how to celebrate Valentine's Day.
Life is Heald: This just in! Innkeeper had sleeper sofa, but Mary and Joseph wisely chose barn instead
Published 1/29/2014 at 12:14 p.m. 0 comments
The one thing most folks agree on regarding sleeper sofas is that they hate them. Why? Because they suck. Pardon my bluntness, but if you've ever slept on one, let's see a show of hands for those that got up ...
Life is Heald: Thirty-second spasms of pain relieved by magic button, as seen on TV
Published 1/15/2014 at 12:28 p.m. 0 comments
My Florida Gators concocted a crippling case of Swamp Fever this fall and things did not go greatly on the gridiron.
Life is Heald: My year-end review starts and ends with Christmas, where the pole dancing has never been better
Published 12/31/2013 at 1:21 p.m. 0 comments
It's that time of year for my year-end review or, as most folks call it, "You're still here?" I took the summer off and upon my return, cut back to every other week, so this should be quick and painless.
A secular season: Christian parents struggle with keeping children focused on Jesus, not Santa
Published 12/20/2013 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
Does the jolly big guy in a red suit come to your house on Christmas Eve or do you honor Jesus' birth? Learn how local parents tackle Santa Claus and Jesus.
Life is Heald: Merry Christmas, but I cannot tell a lie, I have nothing for you
Published 12/18/2013 at 11:00 a.m. 0 comments
When I saw this column was coming out right before Christmas, I thought it would be a great time to tell a Christmas story. Then I realized I don't have a Christmas story. Not a single "Ralphie" in all my ...
Church Lady: The story behind St. Mark's Advent windows
Published 12/6/2013 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
A view of Advent, through the glass etchings at St. Mark's Episcopal Church. In the beginning, silence, night was the Lord.‘Let there be’ creating a way to be heard, in God’s holy image, word becomes flesh, from atom to Adam ...
Life is Heald: Captain's log: Over the river and through the woods
Published 12/4/2013 at 12:00 p.m. 0 comments
Kevin took his family to Georgia for Thanksgiving and apparently forgot to write a column, so he sent us his travel log instead. Oh, and at some point, he apparently became captain of the Starship Enterprise.
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