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 |  


Dad released from two jails

Dad released from two jails

Years ago, the city of Wilmington operated an old jail.The previous Wilmington City Building, now torn down, housed a jail in the back of the building...

January 31st, 2018 |  


Shane Wilkin an unlikely anti-establishment candidate

Shane Wilkin an unlikely anti-establishment candidate

Shane Wilkin won’t formally announce his candidacy for state representative from the 91st District until sometime next week. But he took out pet...

January 29th, 2018 updated: January 29th, 2018. |  


Some lessons not in a classroom

Some lessons not in a classroom

When the gymnasium lights went out and a single spotlight beam flashed across the floor, I figured things were about to get good. But when a name was ...

January 26th, 2018 |  


Darkest hour and finest hour

Darkest hour and finest hour

It was a dark time.In early 1940, Hitler had invaded France and Belgium, who were now on the cusp of surrendering. Simultaneously, every periscope and...

January 24th, 2018 |