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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[...]
When you see what I’m writing about this week, my guess is that you’ll say I don’t have enough to do[...]
As we begin a new year, I am purging a pile of recent news stories that I feel I should pass along, [...]
In our years on earth, most of us have attended lots of weddings and funerals. It’s a good bet that [...]
Christmas, in addition to its religious significance, can be a time for memories. Lots of us have re[...]
There are people around with so much money that they don’t know how to spend it, although I can’t sa[...]
Just because you see it on television doesn’t make it so. We’re all familiar with program-length com[...]
Warning: The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not reviewed the following for accuracy. When yo[...]
With acknowledgement to Jeff Foxworthy, of “You may be a redneck if …” fame, I offer this: You might[...]
After lots of driving experience and multiple license renewals, do you think you could pass a driver[...]
The 2013 Federal Duck Stamp has a local connection. Duck stamps, as hunters know them, really are wa[...]
Pity the poor TV viewers around the District of Columbia and Las Vegas. If you think we’ve got it ba[...]
Yo-Yo Ma’s artistry includes hugs and kisses. The cello maestro spent several days in Stevens Point [...]
I don’t know about you, but my handwriting has become terrible. I’m embarrassed to pick up a pen and[...]
A road trip to Alabama in late September and early October brings with it some visual splendor. Espe[...]
What’s it like to write a weekly newspaper column? It’s not something I’ve given much thought to – I[...]