What a horrible legacy we have left

What a horrible legacy we have left

I am writing this a couple of days after the school shooting in Parkland, Fla. If history is any indicator, sadly, by the time you read this article i...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Where was the outrage over foreign interference in our 2008 and 2012 elections?

Where was the outrage over foreign interference in our 2008 and 2012 elections?

You wouldn’t know it from the coverage in most of the media, but there were three main conclusions from the Justice Department’s indictmen...

February 19th, 2018 updated: February 19th, 2018. |  


High school sure has changed

High school sure has changed

So apparently I forget to pay attention for the past 13 or so years, and I woke up a few weeks ago to find my daughter will be in high school next yea...

February 15th, 2018 |  



Celebrations of love abound

Celebrations of love abound

The daughter of St. Valentine’s jailer, Asterius, was blind. According to legend, St. Valentine restored the young woman’s sight. She imme...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Order now, pull around, figure it out later

Order now, pull around, figure it out later

Real conversations I’ve had lately at drive-thru restaurants…“I’ll have a Big Mac value meal with a diet Coke.”Pause....

February 12th, 2018 |  


Humming ‘French fried eyeballs‘

Humming ‘French fried eyeballs‘

It is almost spring. Well, maybe not the warm weather part of it, but full spring training workouts for Cincinnati Reds pitchers and catchers start Fe...

February 9th, 2018 updated: February 9th, 2018. |  


Time: Like a petal in the wind

Time: Like a petal in the wind

One evening Brenda and I were in Cleveland sitting in a lounge when three Irishmen stood up and began to give advice in song as only Irishmen can do. ...

February 8th, 2018 |  


Downplaying the House Intelligence memo; and James Comey is revealed

Downplaying the House Intelligence memo; and James Comey is revealed

Many media pundits and Democrats at the national level are downplaying the House Intelligence Committee memo released Friday that details the politici...

February 5th, 2018 updated: February 5th, 2018. |  


Guide to Super Bowl cheering

Guide to Super Bowl cheering

Well, here we go again.It’s another one of those Super Bowls.You know, it’s one of those Super Bowls in which you don’t really care ...

February 4th, 2018 |  


Steve Jones makes one last tackle

Steve Jones makes one last tackle

He was raised by his grandmother in a trailer in Hoagland, his friends say, and if you didn’t know him well, you might have thought Steve Jones ...

February 2nd, 2018 |