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The word “concession” can be defined as “something agreed to, usually grudgingly, as an acknowledgment of defeat.” How appropriate, then, that I was tapped to help operate a concession stand … more
William Wordsworth said it best when he wrote: I wander’d lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; … more
My first ever trip to Nashville, Tennessee, began with a connecting flight aboard a small commuter plane designed to comfortably transport exactly 44 Lego Minifigures. My seat and its proximity to … more
There is a tendency to think most bad things happen in large cities when, in reality, many rural towns are shrouded with mystery or a particular incident that stays virtually alive through many … more
Snow in East Texas is only slightly less rare than a parade of CNN reporters wearing red “Make America Great Again” caps while singing “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” in downtown … more
What is “a great moral leader”? President Trump recently claimed that description for himself. Is there some objective standard to measure such a claim? I’m not interested in passing judgment … more
Since my last column, America on January 22nd marked the sad 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion and resulted in the slaughter of more than … more
81% of all fire deaths occur in residential fires with over 2000 fire related deaths each year. To assist in preventing a fire death in your home follow some simple guidelines. 1. Install smoke … more
A chef or a cook working in a restaurant is known as a culinarian. Culinary artists are responsible for skillfully preparing meals that are a pleasing to the palate as to the eye. Today, we can … more
“Fake news”—I don’t recall learning about this in school, but I seem to read or hear about it all the time lately, especially from the keyboard or mouth of President Trump. This phrase was … more
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