Just adding to the lists

Just adding to the lists

Back in high school I spent most of my study halls hunched over a notebook; writing until my hand started to cramp; and glancing up at the clock, begg...

October 21st, 2015 |  


Wisdom is wisdom no matter the source

Wisdom is wisdom no matter the source

One of my favorite movies is the 1986 “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.”The film has stuck with me for a number of reasons, one of those be...

October 20th, 2015 |  


How to get questions answered

How to get questions answered

Many of you know that the new “smartphone” devices are our mobile gateways to Facebook, Twitter, email, instant messaging, videos, mapping...

October 19th, 2015 |  


Garage keepsakes spin a tale

Garage keepsakes spin a tale

In my garage sits an old table. It has a small round top with a drawer underneath and has been used for many things, but mostly it serves as a reminde...

October 16th, 2015 |  


Doing what’s best is not always easy

Doing what’s best is not always easy

Being a parent, to say the very least, is a rollercoaster ride filled with unexpected twists and turns and innumerable ups and downs. But it’s a...

October 13th, 2015 |  


Term limits, Tom Horst, plaza meetings

Term limits, Tom Horst, plaza meetings

A few political tidbits this week…Downside of term limitsIssue 1, a statewide ballot initiative, would change the way state legislative district...

October 12th, 2015 updated: October 12th, 2015. |  


Isn’t that just bombdigity?

Isn’t that just bombdigity?

Sometimes, it’s hard for me to remember a world before the Internet. I grew up in such a time – well, sort of. It was a time at least befo...

October 7th, 2015 |  


The Big 5 ready for Halloween

The Big 5 ready for Halloween

GA: Today my guest by telephone is Count Dracula, the infamous Transylvanian vampire. October is still his big month each year as he leads his monster...

October 5th, 2015 updated: October 5th, 2015. |  


What I learned from banned books

What I learned from banned books

As a self-proclaimed word-nerd, I have only one thing to say: “Happy Banned Books Week!”Book banning seems to be a topic that inspires eit...

September 30th, 2015 |  


Pinterest not the place for my parenting

Pinterest not the place for my parenting

I’ve written about my childhood a time or two and I’m having another go at it. That was your warning should you have zero desire to hear a...

September 29th, 2015 |