Originally published February 17, 2019. Is it really all that surprising that a bunch of old Southern guys smeared black shoe polish on their faces when they were younger? Not when you remember that old poem taped on your refrigerator.
Originally published on February 10, 2019. Family life comes in all shapes and sizes, from the big wedding days to the tiny toddler with a boo-boo before the sun comes up. It's funny, the odd things that can still provide a very good morning.
Originally published February 3, 2019 What does it mean when you're no longer able to choose what you do with your life? It probably means you are an addict.
Originally published January 23, 2019. Perhaps you know someone who wrestles with an addiction. Maybe you think they could beat it if they just tried a little harder. Think again.
Originally published January 28, 2019. With so many distractions to fill today--be honest, how many times have you checked Facebook so far?--you're left with that much less time for...other stuff. What other stuff? I bet you can think of a few things.
Originally published January 13, 2019. I'm all for increasing border security. Is the wall the best way to do it? Maybe it is. Maybe it isn't. Seems like a good time to consider our options. Y'know, like grownups.
Originally published on January 6, 2019. To my friend who once told me that football players with political opinions should "just shut up and hit someone," here's a fresh take.
Originally published December 30, 2018. The presents have all been opened, and the kids and grandkids have backed out of the driveway and headed for home. What's left? Cleaning up the leftover mess, and a very silent night.
Originally published December 23, 2018. Every year Time Magazine announces it's Person of the Year--except that this year it wasn't a person. It is, however, a warning.
Originally published December 16, 2018. The Muzak Christmas season of 2018 was briefly one song short when some US and Canadian radio stations banned a holiday standard from their Christmas play list. Then the blowback came, and the song returned. A victory over PC run amok? Or something more?