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As I’ve told you frequently, writing a newspaper column requires a lot of reading to find material t[...]
Christmas is less than two weeks away, so I thought I’d devote a column to things related to the sea[...]
I’m the first to admit that I didn’t see this coming. In the near future, you may be able to purchas[...]
If we look at how viewers responded to all the TV programming about the late John F. Kennedy during [...]
Americans – we’re a wasteful lot. Most of us know that Americans waste too much. On a recent trip to[...]
Four partners in The Portage County Gazette used space in last week’s issue remembering another part[...]
We’ve lost a giant. George Rogers, a man to whom most of us owe a measure of gratitude, died this we[...]
There’ve been some new and important developments in television I want to pass your way. One of the [...]
At first, we weren’t sure how good the accommodations would be at a state park lodge in northern Ala[...]
Lots of organizations and industries like to celebrate their existence, and newspapers are no differ[...]
When I moved to the Stevens Point area 50 years ago this month, the No. 1 song here was “Sugar Shack[...]
It was 50 years ago on Oct. 5 that I moved to the Stevens Point area. I’m still here. It wasn’t supp[...]
Most of us are aware of family squabbles that can occur after the death of a patriarch or his spouse[...]
You just spent $150,000 for two giraffes. If you did that, people would say you were: a) drunk, b) o[...]
What part of the government’s ban on taking guns on airplanes don’t some people understand? Screener[...]
Not long ago, the U. S. Postal Service (USPS) marked the 50th anniversary of the ZIP Code. I didn’t [...]
I came upon a Reuters news article about the menu at a California “bugfest” earlier this year. Tempu[...]
On our honeymoon 45 years ago, Martha and I flew from Milwaukee to Ft. Lauderdale on Northwest Airli[...]
I’ve come up with a few icebreakers to get the conversation started when you’re with a group of unfa[...]
I’m not one to bash the idea of National Parks, because they are American gems. I’ve visited many of[...]