Mike Caldwell, Author at Jessamine Journal

community columnists

CALDWELL: Imperfect people can still have big impact

I dropped heavily on the hotel couch, my legs sort of giving out on the way down. Reading the words on the news alert over and ... Read more

by Mike Caldwell, Thursday, January 30, 2020 2:24 pm

community columnists

CALDWELL: ‘Horse capital’ can help California

Deep in horse country here, we should all be appalled by what is happening at Santa Anita Racetrack in California. Although it may not get ... Read more

by Mike Caldwell, Thursday, January 23, 2020 11:09 am

Community columnists

CALDWELL: Be very thankful; our water is fine

It may be the biggest understatement of all time, but here is a newsflash for you: Water is important. Really, really important. This may sound ... Read more

by Mike Caldwell, Thursday, January 9, 2020 11:04 am


CALDWELL: Progress edition puts perfect focus on future

It all starts with four digits, placed together in a specific order. Nothing personifies clear vision and focus on the future like “2020.” That makes ... Read more

by Mike Caldwell, Thursday, January 2, 2020 2:18 pm


What does a ‘win’ look like for our community?

Have you thought about — and I mean really thought about — what would make 2020 a great year for you, either personally, professionally or ... Read more

by Mike Caldwell, Thursday, December 12, 2019 10:24 am


Sometimes faith, instinct top medical prognoses

The skinny, onyx-black cat showed up on my parents’ front porch out of nowhere, basically just materializing one day. He was a scaled-down, spitting image ... Read more

by Mike Caldwell, Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:37 am


Quick, transparent election resolution will be critical

The 2019 gubernatorial election is over, but the saga appears to just be beginning. In a race that was marked by extreme partisanship and vitriol ... Read more

by Mike Caldwell, Thursday, November 14, 2019 9:33 am


‘Shared aspirations’ can bring us together

Perhaps as much as any one person on this planet, Rich Harwood understands the word “community” in all its facets. The internationally-acclaimed speaker and author ... Read more

by Mike Caldwell, Thursday, October 24, 2019 10:18 am


Motto offers great life lessons

Anyone who questions the value of civic organizations has never been a part of the Optimist Club, an organization whose creed still helps set my ... Read more

by Mike Caldwell, Thursday, September 5, 2019 10:49 am


Ready to cheer for all our students?

School spirit should extend well beyond the athletic fields; cheers of “go team” resonate just as well in the classroom. Jessamine schools are in their ... Read more

by Mike Caldwell, Friday, August 30, 2019 9:33 am

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