This will only take an hour, promise

This will only take an hour, promise

Most of you have heard of Robert’s Rules of Order, the universally accepted guidelines of parliamentary procedure for conducting meetings.Today ...

August 17th, 2015 |  


Slow down and just wait

Slow down and just wait

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about Disney movies.And yes, anyone who knows me well would say that’s not surprising. After all, my fami...

August 12th, 2015 |  


Radar, mum, peep, and toot

Radar, mum, peep, and toot

Radar, mum, peep, and toot are all examples of palindromic words. While fun, attempting to construct something that is the same forward and backward c...

August 11th, 2015 |  


Otworth’s vision drives new road

Otworth’s vision drives new road

A major joint project by the county of Highland and the city of Hillsboro is rapidly nearing completion, and it shows what can be accomplished when ev...

August 10th, 2015 updated: August 10th, 2015. |  


I was in a bind, and way behind

I was in a bind, and way behind

In his song “The Devil went Down to Georgia” Charlie Daniels sings, “He was in a bind, ‘cause he was way behind. He was willin...

August 7th, 2015 updated: August 7th, 2015. |  


A bit of ‘mind over matter’

A bit of ‘mind over matter’

When I was in school there was one history factoid that was always easy for me to remember: the date when Christopher Columbus set sail.And no, not be...

August 5th, 2015 |  


Should we take Trump seriously?

Should we take Trump seriously?

Is Donald Trump the real deal, or will his presidential quest end up more like that of Ross Perot and Pat Buchanan?My guess is that by the end of the ...

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  


Let’s talk about this marriage business

Let’s talk about this marriage business

Marriage, while a dirty word to some, has certainly been a hot topic of late, and I’m going to offer my two cents.Mirriam-Webster defines it as ...

July 28th, 2015 |  


The right to shoot, the sense not to

The right to shoot, the sense not to

The right to bear arms was so important in the minds of our Founding Fathers that they made it the Second Amendment, right after the First Amendment, ...

July 27th, 2015 updated: July 27th, 2015. |  


I still like the cat better

I still like the cat better

If you have read this column much you know I have a love-hate relationship with a dog I “inherited” from my youngest son about three years...

July 24th, 2015 |