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Superman and Kryptonite

Feb 12, 2016 1:01am

I had no real, deeply vested interest in Super Bowl 50. I’m neither from Denver nor Carolina, and unlike some I don’t claim a team as my own because I like a certain player or the color of their...

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Survey Says…

Oct 09, 2014 1:01am

We’ve all been there; you’re trying to complete a purchase and you’re asked for everything from your phone number to social security number to blood type. Then, at the end of it all, you’re...

Cracking Down on Truancy

Oct 03, 2014 1:02am

When I was a kid I heard tales of truancy officers, those guys that would come put you in handcuffs and take you to jail if you skipped school. I skipped once when I was a little kid, spending the...

Gender Equality Works Both Ways

Sep 25, 2014 1:01am

Never one to let something go, I’m following up on last week’s column concerning the rash of domestic violence incidents within the National Football League and that cycle of violence. In that...

Stopping the Cycle of Violence

Sep 19, 2014 1:01am

I had another column laid out in my head and I’m sure it was going to be fantastic, epic even. I’m sure it would have been award-winning. But I’m not going to write that one, so the plaques,...

Is it Time to Be Paranoid Yet?

Sep 11, 2014 1:01am

So, just when I think I’m normal and everyone else is crazy someone goes and discovers a bunch of phony cell towers all across the country.

Now, I think I might need to be added to the rank...

Making Beautiful Music

Sep 05, 2014 1:01am

Going through the attic above the garage this weekend I discovered one thing about myself: I don’t like to be bored. Mixed in with the family photos, Christmas wrap and old mementos was my big box...

Toeing the Line

Aug 29, 2014 1:01am

There is a fine line to balance between erring on the side of caution and jumping into action to prevent something bad from happening. I constantly question myself on this as I think sometimes...

The One that Started it All

Aug 22, 2014 1:02am

When I was a kid, next to playing football and riding my bike the thing I liked most in the world was reading comic books. The 8-year-old version of me spent his allowance on comic books found on...

Media Bias? It Lives On

Aug 14, 2014 1:01am

There are times when I’m proud to be a member of the media and times when I’m not. Throwing politics aside for a minute (because some “journalists” and media members are incredibly biased and make...

The Gift of Gifting

Aug 08, 2014 1:02am

My wife’s birthday is coming up and more than anything I just want to make her genuinely happy. Unfortunately, I’m not a great gift-giver. Oh sure, I’ve gotten lucky and hit the nail on the head a...

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