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“Thou shalt not steal.” I learned that Commandment early in life, and have tried to follow it. But s[...]
If you read this space with any regularity, you probably noticed that I’ve addressed television topi[...]
Ah, the Summer of ’63. It’s hard to believe that was a half-century ago. It was the time when I got [...]
Last week, the Vatican announced two recent popes would become saints later this year. After the chu[...]
Several readers have told me they like columns on our travels, so I hope this fills the bill for the[...]
For this column, I’ve chosen several items to present for your consideration. A few years ago, I wro[...]
Question: What’s the most likely thing to go wrong at a broadcasters’ convention? Answer: The microp[...]
A while back, I turned off the TV set after putting it on to see what the latest headlines were. I f[...]
All of us have complained about TV – loud commercials, repetitive commercials, babbling air talent, [...]
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[...]