Originally published August 12, 2018. It can take a long time to figure out your father, but until you do you can't fully figure out yourself. In my case it took fifty years.
Originally published on August 5, 2018. A young kid, some accidental blood, and pigtails. Here's what happens when you can't afford the doctor.
Originally published on July 29, 2018. What are our young boys learning about how to be men from their favorite roll models? Here's a first hand example, and it's kind of jaw-dropping.
Originally published on July 22, 2018. It was the week when we were all reacting to our president's news conference in Helsinki and the day he poked NATO in the eye. It was an angry week in America. And by dumb luck I was in the best place possible to ride out the storm.
Originally published on July 15, 2018. Mom, Dad, you know the drill. The work you do to provide for your family keeps you away from the ones you love the most. And sometimes your youngest kids don't understand. Recently I had a sad front row seat on one of these poignant mini-dramas when I stumbled across A Truck Stop Story.
Originally published on July 8, 2018. Competing bumper stickers in the 60's and 70's: “America: Love it or leave it.” “America: Change it or lose it.” And fifty years later we're still fighting the same battle.
Originally published on July 1, 2018. Contrary to what you may have heard, our country's growing fondness for kicking a round ball between a couple of sticks is not a sign of America's moral decay. Perhaps you'll get kick out of Commie Ball.
Originally published June 24, 2018. The drama playing itself out along our southern border has similarities to one of the great musical dramas of our time: Les Miserables. We ignore history at our peril. Read Les Miz, 2018
Originally published on June 17, 2018. Father's Day comes around once a year, but a father's legacy can play out for generations. What's yours?
Originally published June 10, 2018. The American flag honors sacrifice and represents a vision of a world we're still struggling to realize. Seventy-four years ago a lot of American boys stormed the beaches of France so our flag could still wave freely today. The flag belongs to us all, and we are all different.