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My father, my hero

My father, my hero

(I wrote this a year ago but wanted share it again. Heck I might share this column over and over for years to come. The man meant so much to…

One senator that gets it

One senator that gets it

I’ve done my share of ripping on U.S. senators and congressmen. For the most part I think they are all talk, and no action. However I do believe in giving…

Athletes need to put their money where their mouths are

Athletes need to put their money where their mouths are

Put your money where your mouth is. This is what I would tell National Football League players if I were Commissioner Roger Goodell. I think he and the NFL owners…

Here’s what I would say to graduates

Commencement exercises for young men and women across the nation began this month. It is a time for those earning their degrees from a college to graduate to adulthood and…

Before Trump there was Rodman

Before Trump there was Rodman

Long before the budding “bro-mance” between President Donald Trump and Little Rocket Man, Kim Jong Un became to be, there was flaky Dennis Rodman, who unbeknownst, and with a great…

My Mothers’ Day vow- no more Alzheimers

A few years ago my mother died from complications caused by Alzheimer’s. As with most Alzheimer’s and dementia sufferers, it was a long arduous haul, and my siblings and I…

My Mothers’ Day Vow – no more Alzheimers

My Mothers’ Day Vow – no more Alzheimers

A few years ago my mother died from complications caused by Alzheimer’s. As with most Alzheimer’s and dementia sufferers, it was a long arduous haul, and my siblings and I…

Ma and Pops deserve your patronage

Ma and Pops deserve your patronage

What goes around comes around, so they say, and I’m hoping that’s what is going to happen to our once vibrant neighborhood merchants. I’m old enough to remember my mom…

When will incompetence end?

When will incompetence end?

I usually save my political rants for U.S. senators and congressmen, but today I would like to focus on another group of elected officials that are sometimes as incompetent as…

Crappy weather follows me everywhere

Crappy weather follows me everywhere

So this is global warming? I can’t remember Old Man Winter ever hanging on so long. What we experienced in Michigan last week was out right cruelty at its best.…

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