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One Brick at a Time

May 27, 2015 1:01am

The world is really just a collection of LEGO bricks — or at least that seems to be the ethos of a subset of hobby builders across the world.

What sparked this realization? Unwittingly the...

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Letting Their Voices be Heard

Feb 07, 2014 1:01am

Too often in city politics the scene is one of emptiness — the meeting chambers, that is. All too often city council meetings, parks board meetings and planning and zoning commission meetings go...

MADD About the Message

Jan 31, 2014 1:03am

What if I told you that you could, through your own voluntary and illegal actions, take another man’s life and get just six months in prison? Would you be shocked or surprised?

Well, you...

The Great Velveeta Shortage of 2014

Jan 17, 2014 1:01am

I’m not a disciple of Velveeta cheese; frankly, I prefer the real thing to the processed fake stuff. But I refuse to have a shortage of Velveeta and Ro-Tel cheese dip on Super Bowl Sunday. If I...

The Cost of Ethics

Jan 10, 2014 1:01am

If there is one thing I’ve learned over my years on this plane it’s this: it’s not always easy to do the right thing. And in a more pragmatic sense, it’s not always cheap to do the right thing....

Resolving to Keep my Resolutions

Jan 01, 2014 1:01am

We all do it, make New Year’s resolutions and then fail to follow through. I used to make these resolutions but then quit for years because of the senselessness of it all. But like most things...

Keeping the Faith

Dec 24, 2013 1:01am

Faith is a powerful thing. In the right hands and used the right way, religious faith is the ultimate conduit of good. In the wrong hands, it can be twisted and contorted into something evil. Wars...

Anti-social Media

Dec 20, 2013 1:02am

I confess, for a fairly tech-savvy guy I’m not too big on social media. The English major in me rails against the dumbing down of our language as used and severely abused by Twitter, the droning...

A Winter Wonderland? Not Quite.

Dec 13, 2013 1:01am

As I sit here gazing out my window upon sheets of white ice, black slush and icicles giving up their existence in deference to slowly (too slowly) elevating temperatures, I reflect upon my status...

Savoring the Season

Dec 05, 2013 1:01am

The holidays are upon us and there is much to celebrate, much to be thankful for and much to do. There is also much about the holidays that is overrated or underrated. Following is my personal...

The Unknown Guard

Dec 02, 2013 11:37am

Van Alstyne Middle School put on a Veteran’s Day presentation on Monday and it was definitely worth an hour of my time. Any chance we get as a community to honor our veterans we need to make the...

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