Little Bits


I began writing this column in a conflicted state. I’ve always been a bit of an opportunist, taking things as they come and trodding the road less traveled. more

Jun 22, 2016 6:00 AM Little Bits

Fried bread dough. Does the mere thought titillate your taste buds? Mine are bouncing like an NBA dribble. more

Jun 15, 2016 6:00 AM Little Bits

“To honor and obey.” They were part of our vows when Kaye and I exchanged rings in 1974. more

Jun 8, 2016 6:00 AM Little Bits

Thanks to my friend, Jerry Rambach, my girth prevents me from seeing my feet. more

Jun 1, 2016 6:00 AM Little Bits

I am far from an expert on punctuation. more

May 25, 2016 3:00 PM Little Bits

My father was a poor preacher who was often compensated in fresh vegetables by his rural congregation. We ate well, but had little cash on hand. more

May 18, 2016 6:00 AM Little Bits 1 Comments

They say, if you can learn one new word every day, your life will be enhanced. more

May 11, 2016 6:00 AM Little Bits

“Mother, May I?” Who remembers that game? I always lost when “mother” sent me backwards or sideways and I wasn’t clever enough to outsmart her. more

May 4, 2016 6:00 AM Little Bits

Row, Row, Row your boat gently down the stream.” How long has it been since you sang that out loud? It’s called a “round.” It shouldn’t be confused with another one you might recall: “Bill Grogan’s Goat.” That one is an “echo” song. more

Apr 27, 2016 6:00 AM Little Bits

Do you remember when you took your driver’s test? Mine was in 1953. more

Apr 20, 2016 6:00 AM Little Bits

The number of those who remember my radio career is dwindling. more

Apr 13, 2016 6:00 AM Little Bits 1 Comments

For our family, April 14 will be tantamount to all the holidays together. Catherine M. Little will celebrate her 90th birthday with family and friends at our house. I call her Catherine the great. She is my wife. more

Apr 6, 2016 6:00 AM Little Bits

“A motley sky won’t leave you dry.” Have you heard that saying? I spotted it recently in a social media post from an Au Sable Forks friend. more

Mar 30, 2016 12:30 PM Little Bits

It’s time for a few silly sap stories. Pardon the alliteration, but I wrote this on St. Patrick’s Day and that always makes me silly. more

Mar 23, 2016 6:00 AM Little Bits

What’s the good word? How many times have you greeted someone that way? More often than not, the answer is, “No good words.” more

Mar 16, 2016 6:00 AM Little Bits


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