Week in Rock and Roll Capital

Week in Rock and Roll Capital

On Dec. 10, 1989, Riverfront Stadium was filled to the brim with overexcited, half-drunk Bengal fans who were upset with the officiating, displaying t...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Just grin and bear it

Just grin and bear it

Anyone who knows me knows that the topic of music would be brought up here sooner or later. After all, many years ago I wrote a weekly column here tal...

August 13th, 2018 |  


Teaching an old dog new tricks

Teaching an old dog new tricks

Editor’s note: The writer of this column thanks his co-workers for helping him identify the computers and operating systems mentioned throughout...

August 10th, 2018 |  



Does this sandwich make me look fat?

Does this sandwich make me look fat?

I would like to say that it’s just been in the last few years that my weight has become a concern for me, but I would be lying on two counts. Th...

August 6th, 2018 |  


Old car no longer driving me crazy

Old car no longer driving me crazy

I’ve never been very good at long-term relationships.That’s not so much because of a lack of commitment on my part, but rather the paucity...

August 3rd, 2018 |  


Calling it like I see it

Calling it like I see it

Let me be clear. I want to be supportive of the president and his policies.As a farmer, we voted for the president because he purported to represent a...

August 2nd, 2018 |  


‘Sweet Daddy’ visits White Tower

‘Sweet Daddy’ visits White Tower

Sweet Daddy Siki wasn’t his baptized name, of course.We think it was Reginald.We also don’t know where or when he was born. Some say he ha...

July 31st, 2018 updated: July 31st, 2018. |  


Somebody stop me

Somebody stop me

My wife and I developed a terrible habit during the last presidential election. We spent countless hours watching the news channels — Fox News, ...

July 30th, 2018 |  


Ready for a new challenge

Ready for a new challenge

Many years ago when I was a college student trying to decide what I wanted to be when I grew up, I was originally majoring in education with hopes of ...

July 27th, 2018 |  


Rocky Nelson and the ball game

Rocky Nelson and the ball game

“When old Rocky Nelson shuffles up to the plate the ball comes in and the sound of wood, and the ball rises up like a hunted thing and the outfi...

July 25th, 2018 |