‘Tis the season for a tax horror story

‘Tis the season for a tax horror story

Most everyone has an “IRS horror story” to tell, and mine isn’t so much centered on well-documented problems with the Internal Reven...

March 25th, 2017 |  


A lifelong obsession with dirt and the ongoing quest for homegrown ratatouille

A lifelong obsession with dirt and the ongoing quest for homegrown ratatouille

This time of year as the air begins to warm and the days to lengthen, I am obsessed by the idea of growing my own food.The conversion of dirt, water a...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


Dating scene nothing like the sitcoms

Dating scene nothing like the sitcoms

Ever been watching a sitcom and think to yourself, “This could never happen in real life”?I don’t mean the absurd circumstances like...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Trump’s budget cuts a good start

Trump’s budget cuts a good start

Since I’m no longer involved in politics I may now call things as I see them.Those who remain involved in that sport don’t have that oppor...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Lamenting the many dangers of DST

Lamenting the many dangers of DST

No, you didn’t misread the headline of this column, I’m here today to discuss DST (better known as Daylight Saving Time), not DDT the inse...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Saints and snakes, corned beef and beer

Saints and snakes, corned beef and beer

Saint Patrick and I have a complicated history.This year, for the first time in many years, I have plans for the holiday. Beulah Methodist Church̵...

March 16th, 2017 updated: March 16th, 2017. |  


Lady Bears rose to the occasion

Lady Bears rose to the occasion

Some things in life never get boring.A Facebook friend of mine put up a question over the weekend, asking her friends to describe their job in a sente...

March 15th, 2017 |  


The art of oral flatulence explained

The art of oral flatulence explained

As my family and the associated responsibilities have grown over the past couple of years, I have noticed the number of folks from whom I garner advic...

March 15th, 2017 updated: March 15th, 2017. |  


It’s not hoarding if it fits on the walls

It’s not hoarding if it fits on the walls

It’s hard to think of any phrase in the English language that is more pretentious than “my art collection.” It’s hard to even ...

March 9th, 2017 |  


Trump needs to go back, grab the horse

Trump needs to go back, grab the horse

Last week I poked a little fun at President Donald Trump. Quite frankly, he’s such a fun target I simply can’t resist. It’s like a s...

March 7th, 2017 |