A Story of Three Battles

So some of you have noticed, it's been awhile since I've posted. It's been a very rough couple of months for me, and I'm still reeling from it. Sometime midsummer I caught one of those summer colds that everyone dreads. Only it wasn't a cold. It evolved into bronchitis and the doc ended up giving... Continue Reading →

Check Your Bags

Have you been keeping score lately? Chances are you probably have. You've probably been keeping score for a really long time, and it's not for a game that's played with a ball. It's the kind of game that's played with the mind. It's the kind of game that's played in a relationship. Just about every... Continue Reading →

So I Wrote A Book!

In 2017 I took a motorcycle ride that turned out to be the adventure of a lifetime. I wrote about it in my local newspaper, but so many people were interested in the story that I thought it would be a good idea to put it into a book, and that's what I spent the... Continue Reading →

A Bit of Needed Perspective

Author's Note:  This column was published shortly after the presidential election in 2016, but with the current controversy going on with the Kavanaugh nomination for Supreme Court, it seems like a good time to revisit the subject. If you told me when I was younger that someday I’d be writing about politics in the local... Continue Reading →

So what are you doing this weekend?

So suddenly it’s Thanksgiving. How did that happen? Wasn’t it just Halloween? It’s that time of year when all the holidays start running together and it all starts to blur. One year I was so fed up with the whole thing that just for fun, I came up with the greeting “Happy Hallothankschristmakwanzukah” and designed... Continue Reading →

Kayak Weekend Take Two, Part One

Toward the end of last year, a few ladies that I kayak with occasionally suggested a sea kayak symposium in summer might be fun. I’d heard about this one for a few years and always considered going, but never had the cash. Considering it was still roughly nine months away, I figured I would have... Continue Reading →

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