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Steven Ray Bowen, Author at LaGrange Daily News

Columns

BOWEN: Raccoon John Smith’s lesson from a log

Funny where the best lessons come from—a pandemic, perhaps, or maybe a good old-fashioned sit-down ‘talk’ with mama, or just from the famous school of ... Read more

by Steven Ray Bowen, Thursday, June 4, 2020 4:29 pm

Columns

BOWEN: Ah, here’s something this pandemic has taught us

So, what is it that we’re learning today in this pandemic period? That type of question probably sounds a great deal like one of the ... Read more

by Steven Ray Bowen, Friday, May 22, 2020 4:57 pm

Opinion

A cab driver’s unforgettable ride

Amazing things are happening today. We actually are seeing each other—almost as if for the first time—and we have boiled life down to the bare ... Read more

by Steven Ray Bowen, Thursday, April 23, 2020 5:17 pm

Columns

Russ saw something different

What do you see when you look out of the window? While you’re thinking about it, here’s a story for us to share — for ... Read more

by Steven Ray Bowen, Friday, April 17, 2020 5:35 pm

Columns

A feel-good love story for times as these

We had the privilege of sharing a story with a group of people who do not know much about LaGrange. So, in addition to introducing ... Read more

by Steven Ray Bowen, Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:48 pm

Columns

Stop, and listen to the violinist

It was 2007 when I saw the news story: The Washington Post hired a world-class violinist to play his music on the subway in New ... Read more

by Steven Ray Bowen, Friday, March 20, 2020 4:21 pm

Opinion

With all the hysteria, better check the ice under your feet

Almost overnight we went from things rolling along as usual to a sudden panic and hysteria. On one hand, maybe it’s a reminder that we ... Read more

by Steven Ray Bowen, Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:06 pm

Columns

With all the hysteria, better check the ice under your feet

Almost overnight we went from things rolling along as usual to a sudden panic and hysteria. Read more

by Steven Ray Bowen, Friday, March 13, 2020 8:17 pm

Columns

‘Torn up’ over a box of chocolates

This is the story that began it all — Feb. 14, 1998. On that day I witnessed one of the most amazing scenes my eyes ... Read more

by Steven Ray Bowen, Friday, February 14, 2020 5:21 pm

Columns

Big shoes to fill

Raise your hand and tell me who the 17th president of the United States was. Okay, I’m waiting.  I am sure there is a young ... Read more

by Steven Ray Bowen, Friday, February 7, 2020 5:53 pm

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