The Decatur Navigator A Decatur, Illinois Blog with a Stale Slogan

The Impossible Dream

I’ve always said that Decatur is very lucky to have two hospitals. There are many rural locations without a hospital nearby for 50 miles. My cousin’s...

Bad dates

Dating Again?

It’s been over a year and a half since I got divorced after 26 years of marriage. It has been a rocky road. Actually, during the...

Trunk-or-Treat

Generation Z

I’ve poked some fun at the Boomer/Millennial relationship. They are the two loudest generations that don’t seem to get along all that well. A lot has...

2023

In a few days, it will be a new year. It’s always a good time to mentally reset and think of better health and better thinking....

Christmas

The Eccentric Aunt

It’s Christmas Day 2022, and I am stuffed from Christmas breakfast. I think most of us survived the bitter cold winds of the past few days....

The Lincoln Theater

New Life at the Lincoln Theater

Last week, I attended a concert at the Lincoln Theater. It was the first time I had been there since many improvements had been made. I...

A Decatur “Hallmark” Christmas Story

If you have watched a few Hallmark Christmas movies, you’ll know the familiar formula. An attractive Millennial female comes to town to save a family business,...

Political Stuff

Recently, we found out who filed paperwork to have their names on the ballot for the next city council and mayoral election. While few filed for...

Listening to Fleetwood Mac

Notes on a Cold, Winter Day

Just some things… Stu Scheller for US Senate? It looks like my cousin is running for the US Senate, or soon will be. Stu Scheller is...