Betsy Ross is spinning in her grave

Betsy Ross is spinning in her grave

I’ve heard no reports recently of strange rumbling noises coming from Arch Street in Philadelphia, where Betsy Ross, who’s widely credited...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Can’t wrap my mind around vandalism

Can’t wrap my mind around vandalism

I’ve never understood mindless destruction of property.I just don’t get it. Why damage or destroy someone else’s possessions in orde...

December 1st, 2016 |  


No changing table for my new P.I.C.

No changing table for my new P.I.C.

There has been a lot of controversy about bathrooms of late, and even more controversy about the so called “bathroom bill,” which has led ...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Macy’$ parade – no profit$ left behind

Macy’$ parade – no profit$ left behind

I always considered Thanksgiving one of the few holidays that hasn’t been totally commercialized.Sure, there’s the Black Friday aspect of ...

November 26th, 2016 |  


Thanksgiving not the best time for change

Thanksgiving not the best time for change

When a recipe recently came my way for putting a pecan crunch topping on a pumpkin pie, it seemed like a great idea. Pumpkin pie and pecan pie are arg...

November 25th, 2016 |  


He is my king

He is my king

One of the most famous kings in human history was born in 1341 BC in Egypt. He was the 12th king of the 18th Egyptian dynasty and given the name Tutan...

November 25th, 2016 updated: November 25th, 2016. |  


You lost, Pat McCrory, and you know why

You lost, Pat McCrory, and you know why

My column comes out on Thursdays, which means Thanksgiving this week, but I’m having a hard time writing a thankful piece.It’s hard to fee...

November 24th, 2016 |  


Defund the grant writing machine

Defund the grant writing machine

Grants have been in the news a lot lately. These are vital, of course, to economic development. They provide millions of dollars per year to spur the ...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


I guess the Revolution fought itself

I guess the Revolution fought itself

Many years ago in a galaxy far away, colleges and universities were forums for the free exchange of ideas, melting pots of people from different cultu...

November 19th, 2016 |  


Thanksgiving forecast: Fireworks

Thanksgiving forecast: Fireworks

Two weeks and two days after what many are calling the most divisive election in U.S. history, most of us are going to be sitting down with our famili...

November 18th, 2016 |