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For whatever reason, we haven’t conditioned ourselves to think of Wisconsin as a wine-producing stat[...]
A couple things this week – “buyer beware” and no wonder our language is so difficult to learn. Firs[...]
It gets worse. I listed several of my annoyances with conduct and decorum in church in last week’s c[...]
If you don’t attend church services, you can stop reading right now. This column addresses regular c[...]
It was sad to learn that former University of Wisconsin Stevens Point (UWSP) Chancellor Phillip Mars[...]
For the past few years, I’ve kept a binder containing the obituaries of famous people. Don’t ask me [...]
If you’re a Bill Cosby fan, you might like to try to get a ticket to Marquette University’s graduati[...]
A simple fact: numbers pervade our lives. The first numbers we see each day are those on our alarm c[...]
After reading a recent column on the top songs of 50 and 100 years ago, a friend who’s now 50 years [...]
Back in the late 1970s, a young man from Hastings, Minn., joined the on-air staff at the local radio[...]
Among the things I have the privilege of doing is serving as a citizen member of the Central Wiscons[...]
It’s not always easy to select material for a newspaper column, especially after writing close to 80[...]
Even though I claim not to travel all that much, Martha and I decided to squeeze in a six-day visit [...]
If you’re old enough, you may have been humming or singing along to hit songs when they were popular[...]
I’ve always had an interest in the names new parents give their offspring. In the past, I’ve comment[...]
Last week, just after the Super Bowl, I mentioned in this space that my hands-down favorite commerci[...]
I don’t know about you, but last weekend’s Super Bowl television broadcast seemed full of commercial[...]
Last week I shared some of Martha’s and my recent experiences at the Ritz Carlton hotel in Naples, F[...]
I’ve mentioned in earlier columns that Martha and I don’t really think we travel all that much, but [...]
I do a lot of reading, but I just get too many magazines, and there’s no way I can read them all. Th[...]