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The Wide Angle: Finding my way in country music

This past Tuesday, country star Hal Ketchum passed away due to complications from dementia. It was a sad end to a long and successful career. ... Read more

2 days ago by Eric Johnson.

The Wide Angle: Feeling just a little better about the world

By nature many would be within their rights to consider me a cynical man. I’m not the worst pessimist you’ll come across, certainly, but I ... Read more

1 week ago by Eric Johnson.

The Wide Angle: Yeah, I play video games. What of it?

I had a hard time concentrating when I started to write this week’s dribble. Waiting for me at home was my newest game to my ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Eric Johnson.

The Wide Angle: 270, or how I became interested in politics

By now, you are more than well aware of my disdain for numbers. “Alright, let’s read what Eric has to say today,” you say from ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Eric Johnson.

The Wide Angle: Using my imagination or I really am a grown adult

This week’s column is brought to you by an exceedingly large amount of time scanning the internet for something to talk about. In case you ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Eric Johnson.

The Wide Angle: Dropping a camera and having a heart attack

Few things in the world will cause a photographer to have a heart attack faster than the sudden weightlessness caused by a camera leaving the ... Read more

1 month ago by Eric Johnson.

The Wide Angle: Here’s pie in your eye and the floor and the counter

As I sit here, typing from the living room at home as the good folks from G&G install our new air conditioner, my thoughts drift ... Read more

1 month ago by Eric Johnson.

The Wide Angle: Things I’m not good at

There are times in life when you are reminded just how bad you are at something, and regardless of all the people that have the ... Read more

2 months ago by Eric Johnson.

The Wide Angle: Baseless professional sports predictions from a malcontent

I’ll be the first to admit that I have been neglecting the pro sports scene in Minnesota recently. Usually, in the past, I found time ... Read more

2 months ago by Eric Johnson.

The Wide Angle: Random bits of thought to give the impression I have a plan

Regardless of what the headline says, I don’t have a plan leading to another obnoxious row of a story that bends and curves to no ... Read more

2 months ago by Eric Johnson.

The Wide Angle: Life isn’t what it’s shaped up to be

I know I’m not in the best shape in life. I’m in A shape, but it’s not a GOOD shape. It’s a shape that’s made ... Read more

3 months ago by Eric Johnson.

The Wide Angle: Conversations about food at stupid times of the morning

I was having a conversation with Nemi the other day about the timing of her food delivery system  — you know, as usual. During this ... Read more

3 months ago by Eric Johnson.

50 states, 50 heroes: Breaking the rules

Born Feb. 14, 1928, in Plymouth, North Carolina, Jacklyn “Jack” Harrell Lucas was attending military school at the Edwards Military Institute in Salemburg, North Carolina, ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike Stoll.

The Wide Angle: The age of Bigfoot. A far simpler time

A while back I complained about social media and the junk that is floating around. The baseless conspiracy theories, the emboldened lies raked around like ... Read more

3 months ago by Eric Johnson.

The Wide Angle: Well, the garden is a failure — thanks 2020

I know things are hard in America and the world right now, but I have a very real problem, so listen up. My garden stinks ... Read more

4 months ago by Eric Johnson.

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