Harold Robinson, Author at Washington Daily News

Columns

Two snow days were better than one

As Rose Ann and I walked to John Small School in the morning we could see Horace shoveling coal into the furnaces at Washington High ... Read more

by Harold Robinson, Monday, January 30, 2023 3:01 pm

Columns

A camping trip gone wrong; life lesson learned

In between Oak Drive and the airport there is an old Civil War embankment, perfect for us boys to camp out in.  So, in the ... Read more

by Harold Robinson, Wednesday, January 25, 2023 8:03 am

Columns

Sharing memories of a Washington character

My friend, Phil Edwards, recently gave me two articles by the late Dennis Rogers.  He was a favorite story teller of mine from the News ... Read more

by Harold Robinson, Monday, January 16, 2023 4:48 pm

Columns

From 10th Street to the NFL-once removed

It is funny how lives intertwine in ways you would never image.  You see, Keith Roach lived a block from me growing up and is ... Read more

by Harold Robinson, Monday, January 9, 2023 4:55 pm

Columns

Writing for the paper I grew up reading is pretty cool

My friend, mentor and former Coach, Bartow Houston told me one time that everyone loves to see their name in print.  He was so right! ... Read more

by Harold Robinson, Monday, January 2, 2023 5:13 pm

Columns

Dungarees, not jeans, for Christmas

Growing up, every year from Santa Claus I got two pair of dungarees. This was until I got to high school and then I got ... Read more

by Harold Robinson, Tuesday, December 27, 2022 9:10 am

Columns

Big Harold’s mash up made me love collards

Collard greens. You see, there are many seasonal foods this time of the year such as turkey, ham and dressings of all types.  But my ... Read more

by Harold Robinson, Monday, December 19, 2022 4:47 pm

Columns

Four a.m. wakeup call: too early for mom and dad

If any person does not believe that Christmas season is here, then they missed the Washington Christmas Parade.  The children lined the streets with smiles ... Read more

by Harold Robinson, Monday, December 12, 2022 4:44 pm

Columns

Pitching a tent on 15th Street

There has been much discussion about 15th Street recently from widening it to building a round-about at the end of it. I can remember when ... Read more

by Harold Robinson, Monday, December 5, 2022 4:07 pm

Columns

Friday at 8 p.m. was a scared time

As a young boy, I disliked the winter Daylight Savings Time.  It shortened the days and made the nights seem longer, especially on Friday nights. ... Read more

by Harold Robinson, Monday, November 28, 2022 2:48 pm

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