Articles By: Joel Klaassen

Have a complaint? Forget it

Stop complaining. That?s just what a Kansas City minister and his congregation are doing.

He came up with a purple wrist band similar to the Live Strong bracelet that is worn to remind one not to complain. The goal is to not complain for at least 21 days. If one goofs up, the band is moved to the other wrist until the 21 days are reached.

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All-school reunion is coming fast

The Hillsboro High School All School Reunion is two months away. We?re hoping all of you who received the mailing titled ?The Oracle? will respond favorably and also check with classmates to see if they received their copy.

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KU tourney games are stressful

If time (and money) were no object, I would have been in Chicago this past weekend to watch my Jay?hawks. It?s hard to explain, but these tournament games always have me tied up in knots.

One has to wonder, though, how so many people are able to pony up $100 to $500 per ticket, not to mention the travel expense, to attend these events.

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Okie trip was truly High-Def

I ventured into Oklahoma this weekend. Brother Mark leased a building for his new production photography business in Tulsa and needed help moving things from his home to a much-needed larger facility.

Plus, we built a few things, including a large table on wheels and a print-viewing stand. Then came the primer and paint. It’s amazing what can be accomplished in a short time.

It was also an excuse to watch the Big XII basketball tournament on his High-Def TV—if only they were televised in high definition.

Well, the championship game was in high definition. It’s a lot easier to see what the refs miss when the resolution is four times greater.

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