Far left women in House of Representatives

Have any four individuals in the U.S. Congress ever received so much media attention as the four newly elected congresswomen in the U.S. House of Repr...

July 15th, 2019 |  


Time to re-invent transportation

Time to re-invent transportation

We have come quite a distance since the old horse-and-buggy days — but not quite far enough.Last year, as Debbie and I drove across the barren d...

July 15th, 2019 |  


Real-world student-debt answers

An interesting part of the political debate today is about student loan forgiveness and free tuition in the future. My perspective, after 41 years in ...

July 11th, 2019 |  



Before St. Louis, make a turn to Cahokia

Before St. Louis, make a turn to Cahokia

I’m certain that many readers of this article have been to St. Louis, but I doubt that many of you have known about or taken the time to visit t...

July 11th, 2019 |  


To be one with technology

To be one with technology

For the last 20 years or so, I have been aware that technology may be leaving my ability to grasp its full meaning behind. However, with each passing ...

July 10th, 2019 |  


Sugar-free twist on summer favorite

Sugar-free twist on summer favorite

We’re home again. It was a great vacation — or do you call it a vacation while you have a full-time job of caring for five little darlings...

July 10th, 2019 |  


New holiday will hang the moon

New holiday will hang the moon

It’s time to give our national holidays an upgrade. Let’s make July 20 Moonwalk Day.July 20 is, of course, the day that man first walked o...

July 10th, 2019 |  


Staying in tune with my spidey senses

Staying in tune with my spidey senses

Spiderman’s got nothing on me.I can’t shoot webs out of my wrists or send freakish villains to their doom, but when it comes to spiders I ...

July 9th, 2019 |  


We’re never too far from Galway Bay

We’re never too far from Galway Bay

The irrepressible nature of the sea has handed down seafaring lore, each one as curious as the next.Hank Snow, the classic country music star, was bor...

July 9th, 2019 |  


We can all learn from donkeys

We can all learn from donkeys

It is not always just a matter of stubbornness. People sometimes get stuck in a rut or just get too comfortable and rather than moving in the right di...

July 8th, 2019 |