Mike Hankins, Author at Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch


Mike Wilson: Let me tell you about my father

My good father died of mesothelioma in 1992 at the age of 57 — much too young — on the same day as the richest ... Read more

by Mike Hankins, Thursday, June 8, 2023 12:30 pm


Mike Wilson: I’m not a caffeine addict, I promise

Apparently I scarred my grown daughters for life by chugging down a Red Bull at 2 a.m. We were somewhere off I-95 as we raced ... Read more

by Mike Hankins, Thursday, May 4, 2023 12:00 pm


Mike Wilson: Vehicles I have known and not necessarily loved

There is an arresting and memorable image in “Sensation of Velocity,” a Vanguardist poem from the 1920’s by Jorge Luis Borges: that of a sleek ... Read more

by Mike Hankins, Thursday, March 2, 2023 12:00 pm

Guest columns

Two state amendments on ballot

Everyone knows this is the year we elect a president. What many voters don’t know is we will also vote on two proposed constitutional amendments ... Read more

by Mike Hankins, Friday, November 4, 2016 7:54 pm

Guest columns

Party chair lays out presidential race

We are close to the end of one of the mud- slingingest presidential races in my lifetime (thank God). Both Clinton and Trump have said ... Read more

by Mike Hankins, Thursday, October 20, 2016 4:41 pm