Bartow Houston, Author at Washington Daily News

Columns

Write Again…Maybe the time draws near

There are times when I really ponder if this column-writing avocation should be brought to a conclusion. Finis.  Oh yes, Such times have occurred in ... Read more

by Bartow Houston, Wednesday, August 11, 2021 10:39 am

Community Columns

Write again… When we find our purpose

If — and I use the word “if” honestly — I had a positive impact on any of the students and athletes with whom I ... Read more

by Bartow Houston, Thursday, August 5, 2021 7:11 pm

Columns

Write Again…So give your mind a break

So much there is, that is happening, and has happened, over the last few years, that has affected so many, in different ways.  The pandemic. ... Read more

by Bartow Houston, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 2:56 pm

Columns

Write Again…That which we are, we are

“Badges of Maturity.” That’s what I had decided to call it.  “What in the world are you talking about, Old Timer?” You may ask. Well, ... Read more

by Bartow Houston, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 5:11 pm

Columns

Write Again…A glimpse into WWII history

It was called “The Troop’s Scoop,” and stated that it was a “Daily news and humor sheet for all passengers and mess cooks.” “Volume 1, ... Read more

by Bartow Houston, Wednesday, July 7, 2021 10:52 am

Columns

Write Again…Memories are our companion

For those of us who have been given the precious gift of longevity, one of the companions of our journey is, of course, memory.   Oh, ... Read more

by Bartow Houston, Wednesday, June 30, 2021 11:58 am

Columns

Write Again…Those talents we are given

It would be very flattering if someone were to opine that my writing, at times, is eloquent. Or, to say that my writing, or speaking ... Read more

by Bartow Houston, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 1:32 pm

Columns

Write Again…Now the rest of the story

For the few who may have read last week’s column about the book “A Story of Glory – Duke University Football”, today’s offering is sort ... Read more

by Bartow Houston, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 2:56 pm

Columns

Write Again…More than a football story

As a lad in my growing up days here in our Little Washington, I was truly enamored of sports. Oh yes, I loved athletics, as ... Read more

by Bartow Houston, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:57 am

Columns

Write Again…It was half a century ago

Right up front, let me be candid with you, friends. Today’s column is a “re-run.” That’s right, it was written quite a while ago, 1971 ... Read more

by Bartow Houston, Wednesday, May 26, 2021 11:16 am

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